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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. nominative singular of Deu; alternative form of Deus

Notable Persons Named Dex


Dex was born on January 10th, 1984.


Dex is also known as Manley and Dexter.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dex

Ronon Dex is a fictional character.


Barbara Dex is a singer. Barbara was given the name Barbara Deckx on January 22nd, 1974 in Turnhout.


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Popularity of Dex as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Dex

  • How Popular is the name Dex? Dex is the 18,271st most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dex have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 411 babies born with the first name Dex in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dex to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dex? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1952 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dex first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dex is Thursday, August 11th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Dex born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dex was in 2016 with a total of 43 babies.
  • Random Dex Factoid: According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dex is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2014.
  • Weird things about the name Dex: Your name in reverse order is Xed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Xed. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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