- Charles William,1834–1926, U.S. educator: president of Harvard University 1869–1909.
- GeorgeMary Ann Evans, 1819–80, English novelist.
- Johnthe Apostle of the Indians, 1604–90, American colonial missionary.
- Sir John,1592–1632, English statesman.
- T(homas) S(tearns) [sturnz] /stɜrnz/, 1888–1965, British poet and critic, born in the U.S.: Nobel Prize 1948.
- a male given name, form of Elias.
Examples from the Web for eliot
This year, the show has even resurrected Eliot Ness, seen making a pompous speech to reporters about bringing Capone to justice.'Boardwalk Empire' Left New Jersey and Lost Its Way
September 7, 2014
Eliot Higgins is the founder of Bellingcat and the Brown Moses Blog.
Eliot focuses on the weapons used in the conflict in Syria, and open source investigations tools and techniques.
Austen, Eliot, and James sometimes complemented their essential seriousness with humorous minor characters and subplots.How to Get Laid in Brooklyn a la Adelle Waldman’s Nifty Novel of Manners
July 25, 2014
The best of Western poetry, as even T.S. Eliot said in “Tradition and the Individual Talent,” does exactly the same thing.Broadway Was Made for Tupac
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Marcyliena Morgan
July 7, 2014
I asked Mr. Eliot whether he did know of any women who were Powahs.The Works of Whittier, Volume V (of VII)
John Greenleaf Whittier
After a short silence, Eliot Leithgow began his explanation.The Bluff of the Hawk
Changed indeed, Could our friend Eliot look from out his grave!
Eliot is all about This place, with his most uncomplaining brow.
Master Scientist Eliot Leithgow blinked as he looked about the laboratory.The Affair of the Brains
- George, real name Mary Ann Evans. 1819–80, English novelist, noted for her analysis of provincial Victorian society. Her best-known novels include Adam Bede (1859), The Mill on the Floss (1860), Silas Marner (1861), and Middlemarch (1872)
- Sir John. 1592–1632, English statesman, a leader of parliamentary opposition to Charles I
- T (homas) S (tearns). 1888–1965, British poet, dramatist, and critic, born in the US His poetry includes Prufrock and Other Observations (1917), The Waste Land (1922), Ash Wednesday (1930), and Four Quartets (1943). Among his verse plays are Murder in the Cathedral (1935), The Family Reunion (1939), The Cocktail Party (1950), and The Confidential Clerk (1954): Nobel prize for literature 1948
Word Origin and History for eliot
surname, Old French diminutive of Elias (French Elie; see Elijah) + -ot. It absorbed the Anglo-Saxon proper names Æðelgeat and Ælfweald "Elf-ruler."