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Origin

DEXTER : A contraction of De Exeter, from the city of Exeter, in Devonshire, England; anciently written Excester, from Exe, the name of the river on which it is situated, and cester, a camp or town for the derivation of which see Chester.

Origin of name provided by Jean Tosti

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    Variants of name DEXTER

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