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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


Similar surnames: Woodfield, Boisvert, Groeneveld, Hoogeveen, Rossell, Coovert, Cowsert

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Roosevelt Family Origin

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Roosevelt Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Gentleman

    13%
  • Church Organ

    6%
  • Farmer-Gentleman

    6%

In 1880, Farmer, Gentleman and Church Organ were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Roosevelt. The most common Roosevelt occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Roosevelt's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Roosevelt family was Farmer-Gentleman.

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