Baby name Dexter
Description: As well as a name, Dexter is also a Latin word meaning ‘right-handed’. It may also be taken to mean ‘prosperous’. Dexter may also have English roots. Coming from the Old English ‘deag’, which means ‘dye’, Dexter is said to mean ‘dyer’. The name began to appear in Western speaking countries one third of the way through the 20th century. The name is associated with TV shows ‘Dexter’s Laboratory’ and more recently the thriller series ‘Dexter’.
Statistics for Dexter
From 1996 to 2015 the name 'Dexter' was given to 6.903 Boys, representing 0,11% of the total 6.402.657 Boys registered since 1996.
Registrations by Year of name 'Dexter'
This chart shows the registrations of name 'Dexter' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that the registrations name 'Dexter' varied from 31 to 1.019 per year.
Rank Popularity by Year of name 'Dexter'
This chart shows the popularity of name 'Dexter' in England and Wales per year since 1996
It is possible to see that name 'Dexter' varied from rank 63 to 600.