1945 generation

What Generation Is 1945?

Anyone born in 1945 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 1945
Data Source: ssa.gov
RankMale nameFemale name
1James (5.43%)Mary (4.4%)
2Robert (5.1%)Linda (3.08%)
3John (4.82%)Barbara (2.84%)
4William (3.66%)Patricia (2.66%)
5Richard (3.36%)Carol (2.26%)

Famous Silent Generation People Born In 1945

  1. BOB MARLEY, Reggae Singer
    Born on the 6th of February, 1945 (Aquarius) in Jamaica. Died on the 11th of May, 1981, at the age of 36.
  2. VINCE MCMAHON, Sports Executive
    Born on the 24th of August, 1945 (Virgo) in Pinehurst, NC.
  3. JACQUELINE WILSON, Children's Author
    Born on the 17th of December, 1945 (Sagittarius) in Bath, England.
  4. TOM SELLECK, TV Actor
    Born on the 29th of January, 1945 (Aquarius) in Detroit, MI.
  5. GEORGE MILLER, Director
    Born on the 3rd of March, 1945 (Pisces) in Australia.
  6. RODRIGO DUTERTE, World Leader
    Born on the 28th of March, 1945 (Aries) in Philippines.
  7. ROD STEWART, Rock Singer
    Born on the 10th of January, 1945 (Capricorn) in London, England.
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