Dexter

Male

Meaning

Right-handed, skilled

Origin

Latin

Pronunciation

'dɛkstər

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.

Is Dexter a good dog name?

Dexter has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Dexter isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Dexter is found in these categories:

Popularity

  • Dexter ranks #250 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Dexter ranks #57 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Dexter ranks #248 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Naming your dog Dexter is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Most popular breeds named Dexter:

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

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