[ 2 syll. dex-tra, de-xt-ra ] The baby girl name Dextra is pronounced DEHKSTRAH †. Dextra's origin is Old English, and its use, English. The meaning of Dextra is 'dyer, one who dyes'. It is derived from deag meaning 'dye' ; dexter 'right-handed, skilled, auspicious'. It represents the transferred use of the job title and the surname as a given name. Dextra is the feminine version of the English Dexter.
Dextra is not often used as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names.
Baby names that sound like Dextra include the name Dekstra and the Portuguese Desidéria.
† Pronunciation for Dextra: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"