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This is a locational name of some considerable history. It derives from the village of "Aughton" in Lancashire, a place recorded in the 1086 Domesday Book in the spelling of "Actuna". This translates as "The place of the Oak" and probably referred to the meeting place of the local council, elders or even the Court of Justice. The oak had particular significance to the ancient people, and was considered by them to be endowed with mystic and religious power. The surname is found in the spelling of Aughton, Auton, Auten and Autin, although the latter spelling is generally considered to be an "import" from Flanders and deriving from St.

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