Dexter meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Dexter No. of characters: 6 Gender: BoyOrigin: Old English
How to pronounce Dexter de-xter What does my name mean? 
Meanings: One Who Dyes Dexterous Right Handed Dyer Woman Dyer One who

Dexter was ranked 412 in 2016 list of US boys name and dropped by 6.46% from its previous ranking of 387 in 2015. Dexter was ranked 823 in 1988 list of US girls name and dropped by 3.13% from its previous ranking of 798 in 1986.

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Dexter is a very very popular first name for a boy in England & Wales which is popular since 2009 and ranked 79 in 2015. Around 6903 people wear Dexter as their first name. Dexter is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Dexter is a very very popular first name for a boy in United States which is popular since 1954 and ranked 412 (0.017686% bearer) in 2016 in US. Around 32272 people wear Dexter as their first name. Dexter is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1880 and ranked 412 (0.017686% bearer) in 2016 in US. Only 32272 people have Dexter as their first name. Dexter is not a native United States and Dexter may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.008928% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Dexter
YearRankOccurence
Popular boy name in
1954367326
1955329413
1956354399
1957331487
1958339465
1959376403
1960364434
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Expression number of Dexter is 4.

Organizing and managing qualities are possessed by Dexter. By systematic and methodical approach Dexter turns their dream into reality. Dexter are extremely sincere and honest.

Names that rhyme with Dexter Famous people named Dexter
Sarah Poindexter in Brainiacs in La La Land as Producer
Reina Poindexter in Step Up as Actress
Rosemary Dexter in The Shoes of the Fisherman as Actress
Terry Dexter in Legally Blonde as Soundtrack
Camilla Poindexter in Makin It to the Mansion, ATL as
Sally Dexter in Wittgenstein as Actress
Annabelle Dexter-Jones in Holy Motors as Actress
Maury Dexter in House of the Damned as Director
Dexter Tucker in Money Talks as Actor
Dexter Fletcher in Miami Vice as Actor
Names like Dexter Dexter Namesakes Related Names: Dex Dexiree Dexten Dexter Dextin Dexton Dextra Dextyn Dexx Comments :Mattie Jernigan Dexter is a proper name English male. The name has a double origin: on the one hand, can be traced back directly to the Latin dexter, which means both "right-handed" and "able", "able" , and that was brought as a cognomen by a handful of 'personality ancient Rome (made then in Italian with Right ). The other can resume the last English Dexter, arising from ' Old English deaȝestre, occupational origin, denoting a woman who held a professional dyer. People of this name are Dexter Boney - American basketball player, Dexter McCluster - US football player, Dexter Westbrook - American basketball player, Dexter Cambridge - Bahamian basketball player, Dexter Cambridge - Bahamian basketball player. Popularity of Dexter
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