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Dex

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Diminutive of Dexter
"dyer; right-handed"

Dex Origin and Meaning

The name Dex is a boy's name meaning "dyer; right-handed".
Dex, the nickname for Dexter that is sometimes used on its own, has lots of energy and dynamism. It was chosen by comedian Dana Carvey for his now grown son. With the growing popularity of Dexter, we may be seeing more of Dex.

There are no less than three video game characters named Dex, and the leading male figure in the movie One Day is known by his nickname Dex. Way back in TV's Dynasty era, there was a character redundantly named Dex Dexter.
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Dex Popularity

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20 Names Similar to Dex

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Lists containing Dex

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Famous People Named Dex

  • Dexter "Dex" ManleyAmerican actor
  • Dex ElmontDutch judoka
  • Declyn Wallace "Dex" Thornton Lauper (b. 1997)son of singer Cyndi Lauper and actor David Thornton
  • Dex Kramer (b. 2016)son of Dutch footballer Michiel Kramer
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Dex in Pop Culture

  • Farnsworth "Dex" Dextercharacter on TV's "Dynasty"
  • Dexter "Dex" Thaler IIIcharacter in book/film "Something Borrowed"
  • Dexter "Dex" Jettstercharacter in the Star Wars series
  • Dexter "Dex" Mayhewcharacter in book/film "One Day"
  • Dexcharacter in the film "The Tao of Steve"
  • Dex Walkercharacter on Australian soap Home and Away
  • Dex Barringtoncharacter in Disney's "The Country Bears"
  • Ronon Dexcharacter on TV's Stargate Atlantis
  • Dexformer name of CenturyLink phonebook
  • William "Dex" Poindextercharacter in the webcomic "Check, Please!"
  • Dex Oyamacharacter in the "Mega Man Battle Network" series of video games
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  • Dex Dogtectivecharacter in the movie "Foodfight!"
  • Dexter "Dex" Alvin Dizzneea character in "Keeper of the Lost Cities" by Shannon Messenger.
  • Benjamin “Dex” Pointdextercharacter in marvels “daredevil”
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