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30 of the Funniest Happy Birthday Memes

If you're looking for the perfect Happy Birthday meme to share with your friend on their birthday, you've come to the right place.

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The best happy birthday, Getty Images

The best happy birthday memes

The only thing better than a birthday card is a happy birthday meme (alright, and maybe some good birthday puns). Here are some fun memes you can send to your friends or family on their special day. They’re a year older and there’s a lot to celebrate! If you’re celebrating your pooch’s birthday, here are some of the best dog memes.

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I know I won't see you, but Happy Birthday!, Getty Images

Three blind mice

Send this hilarious happy birthday meme to a long-distance friend. Make a card with this meme along with some of these funny birthday quotes.

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OMG! It's your birthday!, Getty Images

Scream and shout

We give you full permission to be loud on your birthday. Read up on the history behind why we eat birthday cake.

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Friend: Did you get me a gift?  Me: I am the, Getty Images

The gift of friendship

Wow, thanks. Here’s the perfect birthday dinner for the month you were born.

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Happy Birthday! Thanks for always being older than me!, Getty Images

Another year older

You make me feel so young! These daily life cartoons will have you cracking up.

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I know your real age. Happy Birthday!, Getty Images

The truth

Don’t worry, I won’t tell anyone. Find out about how many living people share your birthday.

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A birdy told me it was your birthday. I ate him. You're, Getty Images

Birthday tweet

That wasn’t on my list, but thanks, I guess. If this happy birthday meme made you laugh, here are some more cat memes that will make you laugh.

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Happy Birthday! Don't feel bad about spoiling yourself today!, Getty Images

Spa day

Book yourself a massage or two. Here’s why September is the most popular month for birthdays.

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Smile! It's your birthday!, Getty Images

Big smile

Another year to be happy about! These hilarious cartoons prove that animals are funnier than humans.

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Happy Birthday! Now if you could get back to work, that would be, Getty Images

Office celebration

The birthday celebration only lasts so long when you have to spend your special day in the office. Check out these depression memes that will make you feel a little better.

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Happy birthday! Now kick back like a, Getty Images

Don’t fret

Let all of your worries out the window. There’s always tomorrow. Don’t forget to bookmark these summer memes for tons of future laughs.

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Have thineself an ecstatic day of yearly birth, Getty Images

1700s old

You’re getting so old that you probably remember meeting this man. If these birthday memes are relatable, you’ll also find these love and marriage cartoons funny.

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Happy Birthday to my favorite cat lady!, Getty Images

Big cat birthday

It’s only a matter of time before you add a lion to your crew. Don’t forget to check out the best memes of the year (so far).

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When life gives you birthdays, eat cake!, Getty Images

Let’s eat!

Don’t be afraid to cut yourself a second slice. These working from home memes are hilariously accurate.

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It's your birthday! And I remembered without any reminders!, Getty Images

I remembered!

We’re all getting older. Sometimes it’s hard to remember things.

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Don't think of your birthday as a fight against aging. Think of it as an adventure., Getty Images

Birthday adventure

A fun, exciting adventure. Here are some things you never knew about the “Happy Birthday” song.

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Happy Birthday! Where's the cake?, Getty Images

More cake

I’m only here for the food.

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Happy Birthday ya old fart!, Getty Images

Older and older

When you’re laughing on the outside but crying on the inside because you’re old.

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When everyone is singing you Happy Birthday and you're just sitting there trying not to look, Getty Images

Awkward smiles

Just keep smiling and laughing. Every cat lover will appreciate these funny cat cartoons.

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Happy Birthday! Don't get too crazy during your golf, Getty Images

Golfing day

Just because it’s your birthday doesn’t mean you can break the rules.

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Happy Birthday! Stay golden!, Getty Images

Golden birthday

Shine like the sun! You’re one year older.

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I'm wishing you a happy birthday way before it becomes, Getty Images

Retro celebration

An early birthday message before I forget. Check out these vintage photos of birthday celebrations through the decades.

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Virtual cheers! It's your birthday!, Getty Images

Zoom cheers

Some people love their quarantine birthdays and some hate them. Here are some other clever ways people are celebrating their birthdays in quarantine.

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When it's your birthday but you still have to, Getty Images

Weekday birthday

Always save a vacation day for your birthday. These work cartoons will help you get through the week.

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When you pretend you're celebrating, but really you're trying to figure out how you're already, Getty Images

Big 70

The years really fly by.

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When you have to take a picture with Grandma so you'll get money in your birthday, Getty Images

Too many hugs

She better not get her lipstick on my face. These political cartoons prove that humor is a bipartisan issue.

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Remember, age gets better with, Getty Images

A glass or two

So keep pouring! Returning to the office after your birthday is never fun, but these back to work memes might help.

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We wish you a Happy Birthday. They told us the dress code was, Getty Images

Dressed to the nines

You can never go wrong with a tiara and sunglasses.

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Another year older, but still looking, Getty Images

Volumize those curls

You get better with age. Pair a happy birthday meme with one of these funny cartoons about getting older.

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Happy Birthday from one superstar to another!, Getty Images

Superstar celebration

Let’s celebrate like a celebrity.

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Happy Birthday this much!, Getty Images

Big stretch

Do you see how long I made myself? If these happy birthday memes leave you wanting more funny pictures, look through these funny animal memes you can’t help but laugh at.

Morgan Cutolo
Morgan is an Associate Editor at Reader’s Digest. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2016 where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. She writes for, helps lead the editorial relationship with our partners, manages our year-round interns, and keeps the hundreds of pieces of content our team produces every month organized. In her free time, she likes exploring the seacoast of Maine where she lives and works remotely full time and snuggling up on the couch with her corgi, Eggo, to watch HGTV or The Office.

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