Meaning and name origin
Persons \p(e)-rso-ns, per-sons\ as a boy's name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Persons is "clergyman". Persons is a variant of Parsons (Old English): occupational name that is the source of the word "person".
Persons is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#8176 out of 88799, Top 9%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Persons for boys (2014 statistics).