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Boy Name: Roosevelt

Name: Roosevelt
Pronunciation: \ro(o)-seve-lt, roos(e)-velt\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: rose field
Origin: Danish
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 398
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 15060


Roosevelt \ro(o)-seve-lt, roos(e)-velt\ as a boy's name is of Danish origin, and the meaning of Roosevelt is "rose field". Place name. Name made famous by two 20th-century presidents, Theodore and Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who were cousins.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Roosevelt.


Roosevelt is a very popular first name for men (#398 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#15060 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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