"village with oak trees"

Acton Origin and Meaning

The name Acton is a boy's name of English origin meaning "village with oak trees".

This name's buttoned-up British vibe is what makes it cool - that, and the fact that it was chosen by Anne Bronte as her pseudonym - Acton Bell. That's quite the literary - and may we add feminist - credential for a name. For those with an adventurous edge, Acton is one of the highest peaks in Antarctica.

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Famous People Named Acton

  • (William) Acton Blakeway AdamsBritish,born New Zealand MP
  • Acton Smee AyrtonBritish MP and commissioner of works

Acton in Pop Culture

  • Actonminor character in The Sword of Shannara by Terry Brooks