1961 generation

What Generation Is 1961?

If 1961 is your birth year, then you are a member of the generation called Baby Boomers or simply Boomers. All representatives of this generation were born during the baby boom that happened right after the end of World War II. It was the largest generation before Millennials overcame it in 2019.

Want to know more about your generation? See our detailed article about Baby Boomers.

Popular Names of Boomers Born In 1961
Data Source: ssa.gov
RankMale nameFemale name
1Michael (4.03%)Mary (2.3%)
2David (3.93%)Lisa (2.06%)
3John (3.71%)Susan (1.81%)
4James (3.52%)Linda (1.71%)
5Robert (3.38%)Karen (1.67%)

Famous Baby Boomers Born In 1961

  1. BARACK OBAMA, US President
    Born on the 4th of August, 1961 (Leo) in Honolulu, HI.
  2. PRINCESS DIANA, Princess
    Born on the 1st of July, 1961 (Cancer) in England. Died on the 31st of August, 1997, at the age of 36.
  3. GEORGE CLOONEY, Movie Actor
    Born on the 6th of May, 1961 (Taurus) in Lexington, KY.
  4. CAROLE BASKIN, Activist
    Born on the 6th of June, 1961 (Gemini) in Texas.
  5. EDDIE MURPHY, Movie Actor
    Born on the 3rd of April, 1961 (Aries) in New York City, NY.
  6. GEORGE LOPEZ, Comedian
    Born on the 23rd of April, 1961 (Taurus) in Los Angeles, CA.
    Born on the 21st of August, 1961 (Leo) in Lawton, OK. Died on the 26th of November, 2018, at the age of 57.
Born in 1961? Tell your friends that you are a proud Baby Boomer!