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 is a widely loved dog name for good reason. If you like it, go for it!

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Popularity

  • Dexter ranks #110 with users of PupNames.com.
  • 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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