♂ Name Dexter – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Dexter

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Dexter is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Dexter

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

Meaning of Dexter

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

Pronunciation of Dexter

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