1930 generation

What Generation Is 1930?

Anyone born in 1930 is a part of the Silent Generation. This name was chosen because the generation's members became adults in the time of political repression. Many of them instead of speaking out their opinion preferred to keep silence. It is a relatively small generation because of the decreased birth rate during the Great Depression and World War II.

Consider reading our dedicated article if you want to know more about the Silent Generation.

Popular Names of Silent Generation Members Born In 1930
Data Source: ssa.gov
RankMale nameFemale name
1Robert (5.5%)Mary (5.5%)
2James (4.78%)Betty (3.28%)
3John (4.64%)Dorothy (2.61%)
4William (4.18%)Helen (1.71%)
5Richard (2.85%)Margaret (1.57%)

Famous Silent Generation People Born In 1930

  1. CLINT EASTWOOD, Director
    Born on the 31st of May, 1930 (Gemini) in San Francisco, CA.
  2. RAY CHARLES, Soul Singer
    Born on the 23rd of September, 1930 (Libra) in Albany, GA. Died on the 10th of June, 2004, at the age of 73.
  3. SEAN CONNERY, Movie Actor
    Born on the 25th of August, 1930 (Virgo) in Edinburgh, Scotland.
  4. WARREN BUFFETT, Entrepreneur
    Born on the 30th of August, 1930 (Virgo) in Omaha, NE.
  5. BUZZ ALDRIN, Astronaut
    Born on the 20th of January, 1930 (Aquarius) in Glen Ridge, NJ.
  6. RICHARD HARRIS, Movie Actor
    Born on the 1st of October, 1930 (Libra) in Limerick, Ireland. Died on the 25th of October, 2002, at the age of 72.
    Born on the 21st of August, 1930 (Leo) in Scotland. Died on the 9th of February, 2002, at the age of 71.
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