Arthur, William (1857) An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names. New York: Sheldon, Blakeman. Public Domain.
There are approximately 4,600 people named Dexter in the UK. That makes it the 2,283rd most common surname overall. Out of every million people in the UK, approximately 73 are named Dexter.
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Related and similar surnamesDester
The Dexter surname in historical dictionaries
An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names (1857)
Patronymica Britannica (1860)
Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.