50 Ways to Say Happy Birthday 

Have you been searching for a unique way to wish someone a happy birthday? Well, you aren’t alone. After all, who doesn’t want to show their love with that perfect birthday wish! Everyone is looking for a unique way to say happy birthday.

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This is why we’ve collected together 50 different ways to say happy birthday. Plus, we have something extra for you below, so read on.


How to Say Happy Birthday 50 Different Ways

  1. You sustained one more year. Congrats!

  2. I wish you a happier birthday than anyone else has wished you.

  3. Didn’t we just celebrate this like a year ago?

  4. You sustained one more year. Congrats!

  5. Don’t count the candles, enjoy your day.

  6. Happy you day.

  7. Age is just a number.

  8. I’m glad you were born.

  9. I’m thinking of you on your birthday.

  10. Another year, another 365 trips around the sun. May your next 365 trips be your best yet.

  11. Time for your birthday tickles!

  12. Happiest birthday to the happiest person I know.

  13. May all your wishes come true.

  14. Happy oldest-you-have-ever-been and youngest-you-will-ever-be-again day

  15. Happy older you day.

  16. Many happy returns of the day.

  17. Many more happy returns.

  18. To good health and happiness, happy birthday.

  19. I noticed on my Facebook timeline that today is your birthday. I am now writing a message of acknowledgment and well-wishes, as is the socially appropriate custom.

  20. Have a good one.

  21. May the best of your birthdays be today, and today be the least of those yet to come.

  22. Happy level up day.

  23. Happy anniversary of the day you were brought from the warm comfort of your mother’s womb into this world.

  24. I congratulate you on surviving another year.

  25. Haha, you’re older than me. Happy birthday.

  26. Congratulations on another spin around the sun.

  27. age=age+1

  28. Like sands through the hourglass, so are the days of our lives.

  29. Have a smashing birthday.

  30. Happy birthday and happy every day, you are loved.

  31. ¡ʎɐpɥʇɹıq ʎddɐɥ

  32. Have an ecstatically happy birthday.

  33. Love, happiness, and a day full of joy for you.

  34. Happy anni-birth-ery!

  35. It’s your day.

  36. It’s your special day.

  37. You’re how old now!? Whoa.

  38. It’s your birthday, time to celebrate.

  39. Have a birthday.

  40. Of all the people I know, you are the one whose birthday is today.

  41. It’s your birthday, yet you are a gift to the world.

  42. Happy birthday, champ.

  43. Cut the cake, pour the champagne, and let the good times flow.

  44. Here’s to aging and wrinkles.

  45. Another birthday?

  46. HBD

  47. I wish you have the nicest birthday ever!

  48. Have a fabulous birthday.

  49. Wishing you many more candles to blow.

  50. A day just for you.

Need a little more inspiration on what to say to the birthday person? Check out this birthday wish idea generator.


How to Say “Happy Birthday” in Different Languages

  • Alles Gute zum Geburtstag – German.

  • Bon Anniversaire – French.

  • Buon Compleanno – Italian.

  • Charoúmena Genéthlia – Greek.

  • Eyd Mawlid Saeid – Arabic.

  • Feliz Aniversario – Portugese.

  • Feliz Cumpleaños – Spanish.

  • Furaha ya Kuzaliwa – Swahili.

  • Gefeliciteerd Met Je Verjaardag – Dutch.

  • Gratulerer Med Dagen – Norwegian.

  • Hauʻoli lā hānau – Hawaiian.

  • La Multi Ani – Romanian.

  • Maligayang Kaarawan – Filipino.

  • Otanjoubi Omedetou – Japanese.

  • Saeng-il Chugha – Korean.

  • Selamat Hari Lahir – Malaysian.

  • Selamat Ulang Tahun – Indonesian.

  • Sheng Ri Kuai Le – Chinese.

  • Veels Geluk Met Jou Verjaarsdag – Afrikaans.

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Create a Memorable Birthday Gift

Birthdays are always a time for celebration! Birthdays are a time to get together with friends and family to celebrate. It's a time to get together and enjoy some birthday cake, good food, and of course, a group birthday video gift. Now that you know different ways to say happy birthday, it’s time to create a birthday video gift.

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Bring some joy and perhaps a few tears of happiness to the birthday party with a meaningful video gift. The best way to say Happy Birthday is with sincere birthday wishes from your friends and family in a group video gift. Need a little help with birthday wishes — check out our birthday wishes generator for some inspiration. Why are group birthday videos such a great birthday gift?

“This was an amazing gift for my husband’s 40th birthday. It was very easy to use and edit. This is something he will treasure forever.” — Kimberly Matos

Great question! With our birthday video maker, you can collect messages from loved ones, friends, family, colleagues all in one surprise birthday video. This means that everyone can join in on the birthday celebration, whether celebrating from a distance or nearby. Learn more about creating your birthday video with our handy birthday video guide.

Celebrate better together by saying Happy Birthday with a group VidDay video gift. Start one today.