Other Origin(s):British, Greek
Meaning:Right-handed; Fortunate; Worship
If you're looking for an edgy respelling of Dexter, make room at the top of your list for handsome Dexton. This boy's name has Latin roots and means "right-handed" and "fortunate." It may also derive from the Greek word dexi, meaning "worship," or Dyer, a British occupational name given to a dyer of cloth. While Dexton has never made the top 1,000 list in the US, perhaps that's for the best! Your munchkin will stand out in their class and learn to cherish their one-of-a-kind name. Some short and snappy nicknames for baby include Dex and Dexy.
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