Dexter Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Dexter Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Dexter family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 44
Female Servant 25
Male Servant 15
Frame Work Knitter 15
Farmer 13
Labourer 13
Independent 11
Tailor 8
Dress Maker 7
Shoe Maker 7
Lace Maker 7
Butcher 5
Publican 4
Gardener 3
Washer Woman 3
Grazier 3
Miller 3
School Master 3
Cow Keeper 3
Silver Smith 3
Cottager 2
Journeyman 2
Bleacher 2
Lace Mender 2
Twist Cotton Maker 2

Dexter Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Dexter 100% 13,432
2 Doxter 83% 100

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The surname Dexter is the most popular version of all its varients

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