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What does Chandana mean?

Chandana Pronunciation of Chandana [chan-dana] as a girls' name is of Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Chandana is "sandalwood". Sandalwood is an important part of Hindu ceremonies.


Chandana has 2 variants: Chandanika and Chandanpreet.

Creative forms:
(female) Chandain, Chandane, ..

(male) Chandane, Chanton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Chandana Angelina (C.A.), ..

How popular is Chandana?

Chandana is an unusual given name for females. Chandana is an uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Chandana has yet to make it into the Top 2000 so far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Blandina, Canada, Canda, Candance, Candase, Candela, Candia, Candida, Candita, Canna, Cariana, Carlana, Chaanah, Chalina, Chamania, Chana, Chanach, Chanae, Chandal, Chandel, Chandler, Chandra, Chandria, Chandrika, Chandy, Chanha, Chania, Chaniach, Chanina, Chaninah, Chanta, Chantaal, Chantal, Chantale, Chantall, Chantara, Chantay, Chantaye, Chantea, Chantela (see Chantal), Chantila, Chantoya, Chantra, Chantrea, Chanya, Chanyah, Charlanna, Charlina, Charmane, Charmara, Chasina, Chastina, Chaundra, Chayan, Chiana, Chianna, Chinara, Chynna, Cianna, Dhanna, Dhariana, Haldana, Khandace (see Candice), Lantana, Santana, Shalana, Shandea (see Shandy), Shandeya (see Shaneika), Shandon, Shandra, Shanna, Sharana, Sharlana (see Sharlene), Shayana and Zhanaya (see Zhane). These names tend to be more frequently used than Chandana.

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