1922 generation

What Generation Is 1922?

All people born in 1922 are representatives of the Greatest Generation. Members of this generation became adults during the hard years of the Great Depression and World War II. They were the main cohort that took part in WWII. Therefore sometimes it is also called World War II Generation.

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Popular Names of Greatest Generation Members Born In 1922
Data Source: ssa.gov
RankMale nameFemale name
1John (5.09%)Mary (5.79%)
2Robert (4.78%)Dorothy (3.02%)
3William (4.54%)Helen (2.61%)
4James (4.43%)Margaret (2.15%)
5Charles (2.56%)Ruth (1.89%)

Famous Greatest Generation People Born In 1922

  1. STAN LEE, Comic Book Author
    Born on the 28th of December, 1922 (Capricorn) in New York City, NY. Died on the 12th of November, 2018, at the age of 95.
  2. BETTY WHITE, TV Actress
    Born on the 17th of January, 1922 (Capricorn) in Oak Park, IL.
  3. JUDY GARLAND, Movie Actress
    Born on the 10th of June, 1922 (Gemini) in Grand Rapids, MN. Died on the 22nd of June, 1969, at the age of 47.
  4. DORIS DAY, Movie Actress
    Born on the 3rd of April, 1922 (Aries) in Cincinnati, OH. Died on the 13th of May, 2019, at the age of 97.
  5. CHRISTOPHER LEE, Movie Actor
    Born on the 27th of May, 1922 (Gemini) in London, England. Died on the 7th of June, 2015, at the age of 93.
  6. CHARLES SCHULZ, Cartoonist
    Born on the 26th of November, 1922 (Sagittarius) in Minneapolis, MN. Died on the 12th of February, 2000, at the age of 77.
  7. AVA GARDNER, Movie Actress
    Born on the 24th of December, 1922 (Capricorn) in Smithfield, NC. Died on the 25th of January, 1990, at the age of 67.
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