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What does Candra mean?

Candra Pronunciation of Candra [can-dra] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Candra is "glowing".

Affiliated girl names: Candace and Chandra.

Associated with: glowing (light).


Creative forms:
(female) Caldra, Cardra, ..

(male) Cancha, ..

Middle name pairings:
Candra Audra (C.A.), ..

How popular is Candra?

Candra is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#4263 out of 4276, Top 100%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Candra was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #1742 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Candra name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Candra outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with similar and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Candra ranked in the Top 2000 are Chandra and Candace. Adoption of these forms of Candra reached its apex in the 1980s (usage of 0.2%), but now, versions like Chandra have fallen out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Candra, Candace, Chandra in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Candra and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Candra is alike in pronunciation to Kandra, Keandra, Keandria, Keaundra, Kendra, Kendrah, Kendrea, Kendri, Kendria, Kendrya, Kenndra, Kiandra, Kiandria, Kindra, Kyndra and Kyndria. Other recommended names are Calandra, Canada, Canda, Candee, Candela, Candes, Candi, Candia, Candias, Candida, Candie, Candis, Candita, Candy, Candys, Canna, Cara, Casandra, Cedra, Chanda, Chandara, Chandria, Chandrika, Chantra, Chantrea, Cinda, Cindia, Cintra, Cynda, Cyndia, Danira, Dyandra, Faydra, Jaidra, Janora, Kanara, Landra, Leandra, Madra, Manda, Nadra, Nanda, Ondra, Pandora, Randa, Sahndra (see Sandra), Sandera, Sandra, Sanndra, Saundra, Sondra, Tiandra, Vanora, Vondra, Xandra, Zahndra, Zanda, Zandra and Zanndra. These names tend to be less frequently used than Candra.

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