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Gender: Male Meaning of Roosevelt: "rose field" Origin of Roosevelt: Dutch

The name Roosevelt is a boy's name of Dutch origin meaning "rose field". Roosevelt and is often added to lists like All-American Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "TV Show Title Family Name Game".

From the experts:

Presidential surname adopted as a first by numbers of midcentury African-American parents.

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Famous People Named Roosevelt

Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of Dominica
Roosevelt "Rosey" Grier, American football player
Roosevelt Delbert Nix, American NFL player
Miles Roosevelt Bialik Stone (b. 2005), son of actress Mayim Bialik
Theodore Roosevelt Jr., 26th president of the United States
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 32nd President of the United States
(Anna) Eleanor Roosevelt, U.S. First Lady, activist and author

Pop Culture References for the name Roosevelt

Roosevelt Franklin, Muppet on TV's "Sesame Street"

Rosevelt, Roosvelt


dancingpoet1694 Says:


Roosevelt was my Pop-Pop's middle name, first name Theodore. I always thought his parents were just a big fan of the president, but it's cool to learn that this was actually a trending name for many African-American families of my Pop's generation. Definitely adding this to my list for a mn.

beachbear Says:


The conundrum is if NN "Roose" could be pronounced as "Rosy," and not like "Moose" with an R.

Ophelia Says:


I think this could be a cool girls name, too.