Dexter Family History

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Dexter Name Meaning

English (East Midlands): occupational name from Middle English dyster ‘dyer’ (see Dyer).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Dexter Family Origin

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Dexter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Dexter family was Carpenter. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dexter. The most common Dexter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Dexter's were Farmers.

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Dexter Life Expectancy

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Famous Dexter Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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