Charles William, 1834–1926, U.S. educator: president of Harvard University 1869–1909.
George (Mary Ann Evans) 1819–80, English novelist.
John (“the Apostle of the Indians”) 1604–90, American colonial missionary.
Sir John, 1592–1632, English statesman.
T(homas) S(tearns)
[sturnz] /stɜrnz/ (Show IPA), 1888–1965, British poet and critic, born in the U.S.: Nobel Prize 1948.
a male given name, form of .
Contemporary Examples

If it is alive, is it even relevant or, to borrow a phrase from Eliot, is it a patient “etherized upon a table”?
C.E. Morgan: ‘Light in August’ is Faulkner’s Great American Novel C.E. Morgan August 15, 2012

Excerpt of Eliot Spitzer on the Today show; click here for full video.
Why Obama Should Hire Eliot Spitzer Justin Frank April 5, 2009

The Daily Pic: Eliot Porter’s great bird photos captured them at work.
Roadrunner, Caught at Last Blake Gopnik July 10, 2013

It is not an effort to gloss over anything, but it does make Eliot look good because I love Eliot.
How Spitzer Could Have Survived Allan Dodds Frank March 7, 2010

The buxom, long-haired blonde claims to have supplied female escorts to high-end clients like former Gov. Eliot Spitzer.
Tareq Salahi’s New Troubles Diane Dimond March 7, 2012

Historical Examples

Royce, full in the narrow entranceway, stood glaring at Eliot, and minding Stephen’s hold no more than the foot of a fly.
Rodman the Keeper Constance Fenimore Woolson

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

Scrambling up in hot haste, with the blood gushing from his nostrils, he found his way barred by Eliot Van Zandt.
Little Nobody Mrs. Alex. McVeigh Miller

After a short silence, Eliot Leithgow began his explanation.
The Bluff of the Hawk Anthony Gilmore

And more recently Waugh has lifted up his senile slobber against Mr. Eliot.
Instigations Ezra Pound

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

surname, Old French diminutive of Elias (French Elie; see Elijah) + -ot. It absorbed the Anglo-Saxon proper names Æðelgeat and Ælfweald “Elf-ruler.”


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