1970 generation

What Generation Is 1970?

If you were born in 1970, then you are a member of Generation X. Sometimes it is called Gen X or Xers for short. This generation had no defining moment in history that could be used to name the generation after. That is one of the reasons why X was chosen as a symbol for it. In algebra X is used to represent an undefined value.

Look at our in-depth review to find out more about Generation X.

Popular Names of Xers Born In 1970
Data Source: ssa.gov
RankMale nameFemale name
1Michael (4.48%)Jennifer (2.52%)
2James (3.24%)Lisa (2.13%)
3David (3.24%)Kimberly (1.86%)
4John (3.07%)Michelle (1.86%)
5Robert (3%)Amy (1.38%)

Famous Generation X Members Born In 1970

  1. MARIAH CAREY, Pop Singer
    Born on the 27th of March, 1970 (Aries) in Long Island, NY.
  2. MELANIA TRUMP, Political Wife
    Born on the 26th of April, 1970 (Taurus) in Slovenia.
  3. SUGA FREE, Rapper
    Born on the 17th of January, 1970 (Capricorn) in Gardena, CA.
  4. HOLLY FRAZIER, Reality Star
    Born on the 11th of May, 1970 (Taurus) in Pennsylvania.
  5. QUEEN LATIFAH, Movie Actress
    Born on the 18th of March, 1970 (Pisces) in Newark, NJ.
  6. MATT DAMON, Movie Actor
    Born on the 8th of October, 1970 (Libra) in Cambridge, MA.
  7. TARAJI P. HENSON, Movie Actress
    Born on the 11th of September, 1970 (Virgo) in Washington, DC.
Born in 1970? Tell your friends that you are a proud Gen X member!