What does Acton mean?
Acton [ac-ton] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Acton is "oak tree settlement". Place name. Surname used as a given name. Also the pseudonym used by Charlotte Brontė's sister Anne, who wrote as "Acton Bell". The three sisters chose masculine-sounding pseudonyms.
Affiliated boy name: Oakley.
(male) Actoni, Arton, ..
(female) Acta, Actoni, .. Middle name pairings:
Acton Gerald (A.G.), ..
How popular is Acton?
Acton is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#6674 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. The only popular related form of Acton (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 is Oakley (#567 the previous year). This relation of Acton was at the top of its popularity in 2015 (#567). (2015 Birth Statistics)
Acton is pronounced similarly to Aktaion. Other suggested similar names are Aaron, Admon, Adnon, Adon, Adron, Aeron, Aeson, Affton (see Afton), Afton, Ahron, Aimon, Aitan, Aldon, Allon, Allton, Alon, Alston, Alten, Alto, Alton▼, Ammon, Amnon, Amon, Andon▼, Anson▲, Antin, Antol, Anton▼, Antone▼, Antoni, Antons, Antony, Antun, Antwon▼, Ardon, Arion, Armon, Arnon, Aron▲, Arron▼, Arto, Artor, Arvon, Aryon, Ashton, Aston, Auron, Avon, Aymon, Ayron, Eaton, Elton▼, Eston, Eton, Eyton, Orton, Paton, Seton and Upton. These names tend to be more frequently used than Acton.See names in meaning and etymology.