Meaning and Origin of Acton - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Acton

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : Town with many oaks

Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : habitational name from any of several places, especially in Shropshire and adjacent counties, named Acton. Generally, these are from Old English āc ‘oak’ + tūn ‘settlement’.