Acton \a-cton, ac-ton\ as a boy's 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 Brontes sister Anne, who wrote as "Acton Bell". The three sisters chose masculine-sounding pseudonyms.
For more information, see also the related name Oakley.
Baby names that sound like Acton are Aktaion and Ogdon. Other similar baby names are Afton, Alton, Anton and Aston.