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Gender: male
Pronunciation: decks-ter
Meaning: one who dyes cloth, located on the right side
Related Names: Dex, Dexy

Length: 6 Gender: {{#if male



Rank in 2000s: 796


Name: dexter Origin: English,, Meaning (no case): one who dyes cloth, located on the right side

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Dexter was a surname that became a popular first name. In addition to the merchant origin of cloth dying, Dexter holds other meanings including of or located on the right side. Specifically, one’s heraldry that is located on a shield on the wearer's right and the observer's left. There is also what is considered to be an obsolete meaning offered as: auspicious or favorable. [1]


Social Security Administration

Year of Birth Rank
2006 913
2005 874
2004 799
2003 854
2002 816
2001 750
2000 756
1999 759
1998 618
1997 605
1996 585
1995 557
1994 548
1993 471
1992 474


“Darkly Dreaming Dexter” is a novel published in 2004 by Jeff Lindsay. It features as its first person antagonist Dexter Morgan, a Miami police forensic blood splatter specialist who is also a serial killer. The twist in Dexter Morgan’s approach to murder is that he only commits it on those whom he believes have murdered themselves and escaped the criminal justice system. The popularity of the book led to a series currently on Showtime. Many media reports, blogs and fansites show a strong support for the Dexter character and have many surprised for such affection for a serial killer.


  • Dexter (airline), a Russian air taxi company
  • Dexter cattle, a breed of cattle
  • Dexter School, a private boys school in Brookline, Massachusetts.
  • Dexter's Laboratory: television show on cartoon network
  • Dexter City, OH Population (1990): 161 (Zip code(s): 45727
  • Dexter, OH Zip code(s): 45741
  • Dexter, NY Population (1990): 1030 Zip code(s): 13634
  • Dexter, NM Population (1990): 898 Zip code(s): 88230
  • Dexter, MO Population (1990): 7559 Zip code(s): 63841
  • Dexter, MN Population (1990): 303 Zip code(s): 55926
  • Dexter, MI Population (1990): 1497 Zip code(s): 48130
  • Dexter, ME Population (1990): 2650 Zip code(s): 04930
  • Dexter, KY Zip code(s): 42036
  • Dexter, GA Population (1990): 475 Zip code(s): 31019
  • Dexter, OR Zip code(s): 97431[1]



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Author: Mike_Szimanski


Facts about DexterRDF feed
Gender male  +
Length 6  +
Meaning one who dyes cloth, located on the right side  +
Meaningnc one who dyes cloth, located on the right side  +
Name dexter  +
Origin English  +
Popularity 3  +
Pronunciation decks-ter  +
Rank in 2000s 796  +
Related Dex  +, and Dexy  +
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