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What does Dexton mean?

Dexton Pronunciation of Dexton [dex-ton] as a boys' name. The meaning of the name Dexton is "right-handed, fortunate; woman who dyes". Dexton is a variant form of Dexter (Latin, Old English): originally from Greek dexi meaning "worship".

Associated with: fortunate (blessed).


2 related forms via Dexter: Dex and Dexy.

Creative forms:
(male) Deton, Dexlon, ..

(female) Dexdan, Dexony, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dexton Corbyn (D.C.), ..

How popular is Dexton?

Dexton is a rare given name for men. Dexton is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent varying form of Dexton (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 is Dexter (#411 from recent data). Adoption of this form of Dexton reached its apex in the year 2012 (adoption of 0.04%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.04%, down 11%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dexter in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dexter outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dexton is alike in pronunciation to Daxton. Other suggested similar names are Belton, Benton, Berton, Brexton, Buxton, Caxton, Dalton, Danton, Darton, Dayton, Deacon, Deavon, Deecon, Deekon, Deion, Dejon, Deleon, Delmon, Delon, Delron, Delton, Delvon, Deon, Deron, Derron, Dervon, Deshon, Destan, Destin, Deston, Deveon, Devion, Devlon, Devon, Devron, Deyon, Dixon, Dunton, Dustan, Dusten, Dustin, Duston, Dustyn, Felton, Fenton, Jeston, Keaton, Keeton, Kelton, Kenton, Leyton, Merton, Newton, Paxton, Peyton, Renton, Rexton, Saxton, Seaton, Seeton, Sefton, Seton, Sexton, Teyton, Welton and Weston. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dexton.

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