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Name Dexter

Meaning:dyer, one who dyesTools:

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Gender:male
Languages of use:English
Short forms:Dex
US 2015 rank:#411     ... 409:Jaxton, 410:Phillip, 411:Dexter, 412:Braylen, 413:Armando ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Denver, Dieter, Ester, Hester, Lester, Peter, P├ęter, Petter     Details
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About Dexter, the group of names with the same origin as Dexter

Meaning/translation:dyer, one who dyes
Language of origin:Old English
Info about origin:from a family name which derives from a job title for somebody who dyes cloth
Words:deag = the dye  Old English
Topics:Family name, Job title
Variants' top ranks:33:Dex Netherlands 2014,  63:Dexter England+Wales 2013
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England+WalesGraph2015 79,  2014 73,  2013 632012 70,  2011 78,  2010 98
England+Wales decades 2014 73
ScotlandGraph2015 200,  2013 167,  2012 1602011 175
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 514,  1980-1989 437
USA yearlyGraph2015 411,  2014 394,  2013 380,  2012 3622011 384,  2010 454,  2009 543,  2008 711,  2007 832,  2006 916,  2005 873,  2004 797,  2003 857,  2002 818,  2001 751,  2000 755,  1999 756,  1998 617,  1997 605,  1996 585,  1995 554,  1994 546,  1993 471
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