Wootton is an English place name meaning place by the wood. The standard pronunciation rhymes the first syllable with foot.


Places in England called Wootton
  • Wootton, Bedfordshire
  • Wootton Fitzpaine, Dorset
  • Wootton, New Forest, hamlet in south-west Hampshire
  • Wootton St Lawrence, village near Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Wootton, Herefordshire
  • Wootton, Isle of Wight, also known as Wootton Bridge
  • Wootton, Kent
  • Wootton, North Lincolnshire
  • Wootton, Northamptonshire
  • Wootton, Oxfordshire (disambiguation):
  • Wootton, Shropshire
  • Wootton, Staffordshire
  • Wootton Wawen, village in Stratford, England
  • Wootton Bassett, town in Wiltshire
  • Wootton Rivers, Wiltshire
  • Leek Wootton, Warwickshire
Places in Australia called Wootton
  • Wootton, New South Wales
Fictional places called Wootton
  • Wootton Major, a fictional place in the short story Smith of Wootton Major by J. R. R. Tolkien


Wootton is also a surname derived from the place name.

  • Barbara Adam Wootton, economist
  • Bob Wootton, folk guitarist with Johnny Cash
  • Brenda Wootton, Cornish folk singer
  • Chris Wootton, Australian Race Driver
  • Corey Wootton, American football player
  • Frank Wootton, English painter
  • Frank Wootton, Australian jockey
  • George Wootton (1834-1924), English cricketer
  • Jeff Wootton, English musician
  • John Wootton, English painter
  • Lloyd "Moon" Wootton, Canadian lacrosse player
  • Marc Wootton, English comedian
  • Scott Wootton, English footballer
  • Thomas Sprigg Wootton, founder of Montgomery County, Maryland

See also[]

  • Wootten (disambiguation)
  • Wooten (disambiguation)
  • North Wootton (disambiguation)
  • Wotton (disambiguation)
  • Thomas S. Wootton High School

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