1933 generation

What Generation Is 1933?

Anyone born in 1933 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 1933
Data Source: ssa.gov
RankMale nameFemale name
1Robert (5.32%)Mary (5.31%)
2James (5.01%)Betty (3.01%)
3John (4.53%)Barbara (2.58%)
4William (3.83%)Dorothy (2.11%)
5Richard (3.07%)Joan (1.84%)

Famous Silent Generation People Born In 1933

  1. GENE WILDER, Movie Actor
    Born on the 11th of June, 1933 (Gemini) in Milwaukee, WI. Died on the 29th of August, 2016, at the age of 83.
  2. JOAN RIVERS, TV Show Host
    Born on the 8th of June, 1933 (Gemini) in New York City, NY. Died on the 4th of September, 2014, at the age of 81.
  3. CAROL BURNETT, TV Show Host
    Born on the 26th of April, 1933 (Taurus) in San Antonio, TX.
  4. YOKO ONO, Activist
    Born on the 18th of February, 1933 (Aquarius) in Tokyo, Japan.
  5. KARL LAGERFELD, Fashion Designer
    Born on the 10th of September, 1933 (Virgo) in Hamburg, Germany. Died on the 19th of February, 2019, at the age of 85.
  6. LARRY KING, TV Show Host
    Born on the 19th of November, 1933 (Scorpio) in Brooklyn, NY.
  7. QUINCY JONES, Music Producer
    Born on the 14th of March, 1933 (Pisces) in Chicago, IL.
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