Right-handed, skilled





Traits associated with the name Dexter:

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

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 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:


  • Dexter ranks #593 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 not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

In the past week, Dexter was viewed 183 times, and liked 5 times.

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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Daylex (England, United Kingdom)
Dester is a nice name and i wish to my dog such name
July 22, 2023

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