1941 generation

What Generation Is 1941?

Anyone born in 1941 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 1941
Data Source: ssa.gov
RankMale nameFemale name
1James (5.32%)Mary (4.66%)
2Robert (5.12%)Barbara (3.17%)
3John (4.58%)Patricia (2.96%)
4William (3.81%)Carol (1.94%)
5Richard (3.12%)Linda (1.9%)

Famous Silent Generation People Born In 1941

  1. BERNIE SANDERS, Politician
    Born on the 8th of September, 1941 (Virgo) in Brooklyn, NY.
  2. PAUL ANKA, Pop Singer
    Born on the 30th of July, 1941 (Leo) in Ottawa, Canada.
  3. BOB DYLAN, Folk Singer
    Born on the 24th of May, 1941 (Gemini) in Duluth, MN.
  4. MARTHA STEWART, Entrepreneur
    Born on the 3rd of August, 1941 (Leo) in Jersey City, NJ.
    Born on the 25th of July, 1941 (Leo) in Chicago, IL. Died on the 28th of August, 1955, at the age of 14.
  6. BOBBY MOORE, Soccer Player
    Born on the 12th of April, 1941 (Aries) in Barking, England. Died on the 24th of February, 1993, at the age of 51.
  7. NEIL DIAMOND, Rock Singer
    Born on the 24th of January, 1941 (Aquarius) in Brooklyn, NY.
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