- Tal·cott [tawl-kot, tal-] /ˈtɔl kɒt, ˈtæl-/, 1902–79, U.S. sociologist and author.
- Theophilus,1750–1813, U.S. jurist.
- William, Third Earl of Rosse,1800–67, Irish astronomer.
- a town in SE Kansas.
- a member of the clergy, especially a Protestant minister; pastor; rector.
- the holder or incumbent of a parochial benefice, especially an Anglican.
- Sir Charles Algernon . 1854–1931, English engineer, who developed the steam turbine
- Gram, real name Cecil Connor. 1946–73 US country-rock singer and songwriter; founder of the Flying Burrito Brothers (1968–70), he later released the solo albums G.P. (1973) and Grievous Angel (1974)
- Talcott. 1902–79, US sociologist, author of The Structure of Social Action (1937) and The Social System (1951)
- a parish priest in the Church of England, formerly applied only to those who held ecclesiastical benefices
- any clergyman
- NZ a nonconformist minister
n.late 12c., from Anglo-French and Old French persone “curate, parson, holder of Church office” (12c.), from Medieval Latin persona “parson” (see person). Ecclesiastical use is obscure; it might refer to the “person” legally holding church property, or it may be an abbreviation of persona ecclesiae “person of the church.”