English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.

Oxton Ho

Early-attested site in the Parish of Kenton

Historical Forms

  • Okeston 1238 Ass 1262 FF
  • Okestune 1269 Ipm
  • Ockeston 1238 Ass 1275 RH
  • Oxtone 1378 Exon


Possibly 'Ocg 's farm' (v. tun ), with unvoicing of g to c before st .