Oughton Family History
Oughton Name Meaning
English:: habitational name from Oughton alias Owton in Seaton Carew (Durham) which is recorded as Oveton in 1189. The placename derives from the Old English personal name Ofa + tūn ‘farmstead settlement’. variant originating in Warwickshire of Overton or Oulton with assimilation of /l/ to the preceding vowel to give Outon or Owton also spelled Oughton.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press