The Most Common Birthdays In The World

Do you know what the most common birthdays in the world are? You may be surprised to find out that they are not on December 25th or January 1st. In fact, the most common birthdays in the world fall in the month of September. Below you’ll find the top and bottom five birth days in the world. So, if your birthday lands on one of these days, congrats! You're sure to have a birthday that's special and unique- just like you!

Most Common Birthdays 

Little Girl Birthday Party
Little Girl Birthday Party 

September 9th

Do you know what the most common birthday in the world is? If you guessed September 9th, then you’re correct! This date is especially busy with births, as there is an average of 12,301 people born on this day.

So why is September 9th such a popular birthday? One suggests that because most people conceive in December (due to holiday mistletoe kissing!), those babies are born nine months later in September.

Whatever the reason, if you were born on September 9th, you share your birthday with some pretty amazing people! From musicians to actors to athletes, there are plenty of celebrities who were born on this day. So go out and celebrate your special day with all of your fellow September 9th babies!

September 19th

On September 19th, an estimated 12,229 babies are born around. That makes it the second most common birthday after September 9th.

Interestingly, there are also a lot of celebrity births on September 19th. Some famous people born on this day include Adam West, Jimmy Fallon, and Lily Chee. So, if you're one of the many people celebrating a birthday on September 19th, you're in good company!

September 12th

Did you know that September 12th is the third most common birthday in the world with an average of 12,224 births? That's right - millions of people around the globe celebrate their birthday on this day.

There's no denying that September 12th is a very special day for a lot of people, and some famous faces celebrating with you are Paul Walker, Emmy Rossum, and 2 Chainz. So, if you're one of those lucky people who were born on this day, make sure to celebrate it in style!

September 17th

September 17th is the fourth most common birthday.

If you're one of the millions of people born on this day, you can take pride in knowing that you share your special day with some very famous people, including Flo Rida, Alex Ovechkin, and Baz Luhrmann.

September 10th

And last on the list is September 10th - the fifth most common birthday in the world.

Though it may not be as popular as the four above, it is a day that many people celebrate. In fact, some of the world's most famous people were born on this day. Colin Firth, Emmy Perry, and Ryan Phillippe all share September 10th as their birthday!

Rank Birthday Position
1 September 9th 1
2 September 19th 2
3 September 12th 3
4 September 17th 4
5 September 10th 5
6 July 7th 6
7 September 20th 7
8 September 15th 8
9 September 16th 9
10 September 18th 10

Least Common Birthdays 

Birthday Party
Birthday Party 

December 25th

Did you know that December 25th is the most uncommon birthday in the world? That's right, fewer people are born on this day than on any other day of the year!

So, why is this? Well, there are a few theories. One theory is that because Christmas is such a busy time of year, expectant parents are more likely to induce labor or have a Cesarean section (C-section) so that they can be sure their baby arrives before the holiday rush.

Another theory is that more people conceive in the months of December and January than any other time of year (likely due to the colder weather and shorter days), and since it takes about nine months for a baby to be born, this means that fewer babies are born in December than any other month.

January 1st

So, what makes January 1st such a special day? For starters, it's the start of a new year and a new beginning. It's also a time when many people make resolutions to improve their lives in some way. If you were born on this day, you have the opportunity to set the tone for the entire year!

Whether you consider yourself a "new year's baby" or not, there's no doubt that being born on January 1st comes with some pretty amazing benefits. First, you get to celebrate your birthday with billions of people around the world. Additionally, you can help set the tone for the new year and make resolutions that will improve your life.

If you were born on January 1st, consider yourself lucky! Not only do you share your birthday with a small fraction of the world's population, but you also have the opportunity to start the new year off on a positive note! Make the most of it!

December 24th

Yes, you read that correctly. The third most uncommon birthday in the world is December 24th.

So, why is December 24th so unique?

This is likely due to the fact that Christmas is a major holiday in most parts of the world. And since many babies are conceived near the end of the year, it's not surprising that December 24th is an unpopular day to give birth.

So, if you were born on December 24th, congratulations! You share a special day with only a select few other people around the world. And you can be sure that your birthday will always be a memorable one!

January 2nd

January 2nd is the fourth most uncommon birthday in the world. That means that if you know someone who was born on January 2nd, you are one of the lucky few! Are you one of the lucky few who were born on January 2nd? Share this fun fact with your friends and family and see if they know anyone else who shares your birthday!

July 4th

Americans love a good birthday celebration, and there’s no better way to celebrate America’s birthday than by sharing the most interesting facts about July 4th births.

How many people are born on the Fourth of July? Surprisingly, not that many!

Why is this? There are a few theories floating around. One is that because July 4th is a national holiday, fewer people schedule their births around it. Another theory is that because it’s a holiday, hospitals are understaffed on July 4th, so fewer people choose to have their babies on that day.

So, if you find yourself surrounded by barbecues and fireworks this Fourth of July, take a moment to think about the rarity of your birthday. And if you know someone who was born on July 4th, be sure to wish them a very happy birthday!

In Summary

September birthdays have something special in common- they’re some of the most common birthdays in the world! If your birthday falls on one of these days, you share your birthday with millions of other people. While this might not seem like a big deal, it actually is pretty unique when you think about it. Not to mention, having a common birthday can come with its own set of perks. Do you have any tips or tricks for celebrating a September birthday? Leave a comment below and let us know!