Gender: Male Meaning of Acton: "village with oak trees" Origin of Acton: English

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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Wittyusername103 Says:


This name is so cute my only thing is I can see it getting confused for Ashton a lot.

ChinaPoblana Says:


BOOM! Tough Acton Tinactin