What does the baby name Dexter mean? Learn about what Dexter means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Dexter - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Dexter
D-E-X-T-E-R, is a 6-letter male given name.
Pronunciation of Dexter
DEKS ter
Meaning of Dexter
Dyer of clothes, a person who dyes cloth, dexterous, adroit.
Origin of Dexter
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Popularity of Dexter
Dexter currently has 365 likes, and is in the top 2% of liked boy's names. The name Hector is slightly more popular than Dexter.