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What does Dexy mean?

Dexy Pronunciation of Dexy [dexy] as a name for boys. The meaning of the name Dexy is "right-handed, fortunate; woman who dyes". Dexy is an alternate form of Dexter (Latin, Old English): originally from Greek dexi meaning "worship".

Associated with: fortunate (blessed).


2 different relations via Dexter: Dex and Dexton.

Creative forms:
(male) Daxy, Deda, ..

(female) Deby, Decas, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dexy Julius (D.J.), ..

How popular is Dexy?

Dexy is an unusual first name for men. Dexy is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only prominent variation form of Dexy (unlisted) is Dexter (#411 a year ago). Adoption of this relation of Dexy was more pronounced in the year 2012 (usage of 0.04%) and is almost as widespread today (usage 0.04%, 11%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Alexy, Dacy, Dahy, Daly, Davy, Dax, Day, De-, Dean, Dee, Deen, Deke, Del, Deli, Dell, Den, Denby, Dene, Denly, Denny, Denys, Deon, Derby, Deri, Derk, Derry, Deryk, Deryl, Des, Desi, Deus, Dev, Devyn, Dewey, Dewi, Deyn, Dezi, Dix, Dory, Dray and Maxy. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dexy.

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