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


Dexter is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Dexter?

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

What does the name Dexter mean?

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 #3609 overall.

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