Ross has lent his name to many things. This is just a taste of his accomplishments.
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This is a little insight into who i am, what i've inspired and things i can lay claim to being.
I have given my name to many places world wide, or inspired place names, namely my shelf which i have bolded for your ease of reading.
* Ross, a historical area in Scotland
o The County of Ross, also known as Ross-shire, and
o Ross and Cromarty, later administrative areas, which include most or all of Ross
* Ross-on-Wye, Herefordshire
* New Ross, County Wexford, Ireland
* Ross, Tasmania, a town in the midlands of Tasmania
* Ross River, a community in the Yukon Territory
* Ross, New Zealand, a gold mining town on the West Coast of the South Island
* Fort Ross, California, a former Russian fur trade outpost
* Ross, California (not the same as Fort Ross)
* Ross, Indiana
* Ross, North Dakota
* Ross County, Ohio
* Ross Sea, a deep bay of the Southern Ocean in Antarctica
* Ross Ice Shelf, an ice shelf near the Ross Sea
* Ross Island, an island on the Ross Sea
* Ross 248, a star system approximately 10.32 light years from Earth
* Ross (lunar crater), on Earth's moon
Also, my name and birth have inspired others to choose the name Ross. Its a name typically for males, but is also a typical family name for people of Scottish descent (Clan Ross). The name is of Scottish origin, and means "good looking".
Some of the more stand out ones are as follows.
Bob Ross, painter
Diana Ross, American singer
Glenn Ross, U.K Strongman/Powerlifter
Jonathan Ross, television presenter and film critic (even if he is a twat)
Laura Ross, chess player
Maurice Ross, Scottish footballer
Ricky "Freeway" Ross, Major Cocaine dealer in the 1980's
Ryan Ross, guitarist and lyricist for Panic! at the Disco (one i'm less proud of)
Shavar Ross, actor
William Ross, a fictional character from the Star Trek universe (even Lucas got in on the act)
Ross Noble, comedian (albeit not very funny, but he went the step further and took the name Ross as his first name)
Ross has rose to fame with his acting skills.
He has played a small part in Macbeth
He was secretly JR in dallas. (The r was an abbreviation of Ross)
There was also Ross' stint in Friends, the shite us sitcom.
Ross has also appeared in a series of irish books wrote by Paul Kelly, telling his life story.
Ross has once been in the Marvel Universe under the Alias of Thunderbolt Ross. He is not proud of this.
Ross has also been the following
Two defunct Automobile Companies, one of which was a steam powered automobile producer.
A School of business in Michigan.
A British fishing group.
An eight week maths program.
A lens making company
A division of Abbott Laboratories.
A Cali based department store focusing in off-price clothing.
A University in the island of St Kitts and Dominica.
A play by Terence Rattigan.
A russian martial art.
A Bicycle company.
A Semiconductor company in the 80's and 90's.
A Fletcher class destroyer that was sea-mined twice. The only destroyer in history to survive this. They call me "The great destroyer". Trent Reznor of the nine inch nails Year Zero track in honour of my bravery.
An Arleigh-Burke class destroyer.
In his free time, Ross has been known to make people happy while skies are gray. Namely 17 welsh people and a female masquerading as a Doctor.
Ross has been known to enjoy fine rum, beers and a cigar.
Ross has never confused himself with a toaster.
Ross also has a phobia of text messaging in shorthand.
Ross is a fan of Blackadder, but not really the first series.
Ross is mortally afraid of Brian Blessed.
Ross has once attacked Brian Blessed, but was overcome by his beard.
Ross is a fan of the works of James Plunkett but not so much P.G. Wodehouse.
Ross has no ambition to visit his county in Ohio.
Feel free to put forth questions to Ross on his musings and inspirations.
Thank you for your time.