Auton Family History
Auton Name Meaning
English: variant spelling of the habitational name Aughton, from any of three places, in Lancashire, East and South Yorkshire, named Aughton, from Old English as ac ‘oak’ + tun ‘settlement’. Possibly French: there are several places in France named Authon and it could be a habitational name from any of these.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press