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Girl Name: Dextra

Name: Dextra
Pronunciation: \dex(t)-ra\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: one who dyes; right-handed, fortunate
Origin: Latin
Variant forms: Dextera


Dextra \dex(t)-ra\ as a girl's name is pronounced DEK-stra. It is of Old English and Latin origin, and the meaning of Dextra is "one who dyes; right-handed, fortunate". A feminine form of Dexter.

Dextra has 1 variant form: Dextera.


Dextra is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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