Roosevelt

Roosevelt

Roosevelt is a surname of Dutch origin, with the literal meaning of "rose field".

Names

The Roosevelt family of New York State, USA has produced many notable individuals, including two Presidents of the United States:
*Alice Roosevelt Longworth - daughter of US President Theodore Roosevelt
*Alice Hathaway Lee Roosevelt (née Hathaway) - first wife of US President Theodore Roosevelt
*Amie Roosevelt - daughter of Franklin D. Roosevelt III
*Anna E. Roosevelt (later Halsted) - daughter of US President Franklin D. Roosevelt
*Eleanor Roosevelt - First Lady to and 5th cousin of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt; daughter of Elliott Roosevelt
*Anna Hall Roosevelt - wife of Elliott Roosevelt I; mother of Eleanor Roosevelt
*Archibald Roosevelt - son of Theodore Roosevelt
*Corinne Roosevelt Robinson - sister of US President Theodore Roosevelt and an accomplished poet
*Edith Roosevelt - First Lady of Theodore Roosevelt
*Elliott Roosevelt - son of Franklin D. Roosevelt
*Elliott Roosevelt I - brother of Theodore Roosevelt; father of Eleanor Roosevelt
*Ethel Roosevelt Derby - daughter of US President Theodore Roosevelt
*Franklin D. Roosevelt - 32nd President of the United States
*Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Jr. - son of Franklin D. Roosevelt
*Franklin Delano Roosevelt, III - son of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Jr.
*James Roosevelt - son of Franklin D. Roosevelt
*John Aspinwall Roosevelt - son of Franklin D. Roosevelt
*Kermit Roosevelt - son of Theodore Roosevelt
*Kermit Roosevelt, Jr. - grandson of Theodore Roosevelt
*Kermit Roosevelt III - novelist and great-great grandson of Theodore Roosevelt
*Mark Roosevelt - Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate and Pittsburgh, PA school superintendent, son of Kermit Roosevelt, Jr.
*Quentin Roosevelt - son of Theodore Roosevelt
*Theodore Roosevelt - 26th President of the United States
*Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. - WWII general

As first name

* Roosevelt Brown, National Football League (NFL) football player
* Roosevelt Grier, aka "Rosey" Grier - NFL football player, actor
* Roosevelt Skerrit, Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica
* Roosevelt Williams, NFL football player
* Roosevelt Chapman, basketball player

As middle name

* Jackie Roosevelt Robinson first black baseball player

chools and organizations

*President Theodore Roosevelt High School, Honolulu, Hawaii
*The Roosevelt Institution, a collegiate think tank
*Roosevelt Academy, an honors college, Middelburg, The Netherlands

Fictional characters

* Roosevelt Franklin, a muppet on the children's television show Sesame Street

Place names

There are many places names that incorporate Roosevelt, many of them named for Theodore Roosevelt or Franklin D. Roosevelt:

In the United States:
* F.D. Roosevelt State Park, Georgia
* Franklin Delano Roosevelt Lake in Washington
* Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel in Hollywood, California
* Roosevelt, New Jersey
* Roosevelt, New York
* Roosevelt, Minnesota
* Roosevelt, Oklahoma
* Roosevelt, Utah
* Roosevelt, Washington
* Roosevelt, Seattle, Washington, a neighborhood in Seattle
* Roosevelt, Wisconsin
* Roosevelt Bridge, the name of several bridges
* Roosevelt County, Montana
* Roosevelt County, New Mexico
* Roosevelt Dam, part of the Salt River Project of Central Arizona
* Roosevelt Hotel (New York) in New York City
* Roosevelt Intermediate School in Westfield, New Jersey
* Roosevelt Island in New York
* Roosevelt Roads Naval Station a former United States Navy facility in Ceiba, Puerto Rico
* Roosevelt State Park, Mississippi
* Roosevelt Street (Manhattan)
* Roosevelt Street Ferry
* Roosevelt Township, Minnesota
* Roosevelt University in Chicago, Illinois
* Theodore Roosevelt Inaugural National Historic Site in Buffalo, New York
* Theodore Roosevelt Island in the Potomac River in Washington, D.C.
*President Theodore Roosevelt High School, Honolulu, Hawaii

In other countries:
* Roosevelt, Rivadavia Partido, Buenos Aires, Argentina
* Roosevelt Academy in Middelburg, Netherlands
* Roosevelt Campobello International Park, Campobello Island, New Brunswick, Canada
* Roosevelt River, in Brazil

hips

* SS "President Roosevelt" (passenger liner)
* USS "Roosevelt" (US Navy - 6 different ships)


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