Name Dexter Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Dexter


Dexter is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name Dexter

Dexter derived from an Old English surname, but is as well of Latin origin.

What is the meaning of the name Dexter?

Dexter means “one who dyes” (from Old English “deag” = dye/color), “skilled”, “right-handed” (from Latin “dexter”) or “one from Exeter” (from Latin “de exeter”).

Pronunciation of Dexter

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Popularity of the name Dexter

The name Dexter is ranked #3774 overall.

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