Right-handed, skilled





Traits associated with the name Dexter:

Dogs named Dexter tend to be good-natured, industrious, loyal, and affectionate. This name is also associated with intelligence, and companionship.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Dexter?

Naming your dog Dexter may suggest that you have a fondness for clever and witty names. It could also suggest that you have a sense of humor and enjoy having fun.

Is Dexter a good dog name?

Dexter has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Dexter is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

Dexter is found in these categories:


  • Dexter ranks #112 with users of
  • Dexter ranks #58 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Dexter ranks #251 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Dexter is one of the more popular dog names out there. According to our data, Dexter outranks the great majority of names.

Most popular breeds named Dexter:

  1. Labrador Retriever
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Chihuahua
  4. Dachshund
  5. Beagle

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Dexter dog name meaning

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