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male Dexter [Boy] Added by: JustineMumsnet

Origin

  • English
  • Latin
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Meaning/history

  • From old English meaning "dyer"
  • Also from Greek 'dexi' meaning 'to worship'
  • right-handed or fortunate
  • One who dyes cloth, located on the right side
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Nicknames

  • Dexy, Dex
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Interesting Dexters

  • Sinister Dexter (2000 AD)
  • Dexter Morgan
  • Dexter Fletcher
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Unfortunate Dexters

  • dexter from big brother, Dexter Morgan
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Dexter goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Ray, Lewis, Alexander, James
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When I hear Dexter
I think of...

  • My gorgeous boy!
  • Dexter's Lab cartoon
  • Dexter Fletcher from "Press Gang"
  • Serial 'Serial Killer' Killer Dexter Morgan from the TV show "Dexter".
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The Mumsnet verdict

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Dexter will wear:

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