1944 generation

What Generation Is 1944?

Anyone born in 1944 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 1944
Data Source: ssa.gov
RankMale nameFemale name
1James (5.54%)Mary (4.57%)
2Robert (5.1%)Barbara (2.87%)
3John (4.8%)Linda (2.81%)
4William (3.77%)Patricia (2.7%)
5Richard (3.29%)Carol (2.23%)

Famous Silent Generation People Born In 1944

  1. DANNY DEVITO, Movie Actor
    Born on the 17th of November, 1944 (Scorpio) in Neptune, NJ.
  2. DIANA ROSS, Soul Singer
    Born on the 26th of March, 1944 (Aries) in Detroit, MI.
    Born on the 22nd of February, 1944 (Pisces) in Los Angeles, CA. Died on the 30th of September, 2003, at the age of 59.
  4. GEORGE LUCAS, Director
    Born on the 14th of May, 1944 (Taurus) in Modesto, CA.
    Born on the 13th of February, 1944 (Aquarius) in England.
  6. PATTI LABELLE, Pop Singer
    Born on the 24th of May, 1944 (Gemini) in Philadelphia, PA.
  7. JIMMY PAGE, Guitarist
    Born on the 9th of January, 1944 (Capricorn) in London, England.
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