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Roosevelt Family History

Roosevelt Name Meaning
Dutch: topographic name for someone living by an area of uncultivated land overgrown with roses, from Dutch roose + velt ‘open country’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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15,707 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,079 Military Records
2,558 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Roosevelt Families

  • Number of Roosevelt families
     14 - 26
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Roosevelt families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Roosevelt last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Roosevelt census records

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Roosevelt Family Origin

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Roosevelt Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Roosevelt

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Roosevelt Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Roosevelt census records

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Roosevelt Civil War Service Records

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