What does Chandler mean?
Chandler [chan-dler] as a girls' name (also used more generally as boys' name Chandler) is pronounced CHAND-ler. It is of Middle English and Old French origin, and the meaning of Chandler is "candle maker". Occupational name and surname.
Chandler▼ has 1 variant: Chandlar.
Related girl name: Chaney.Creative forms:
(male) Middle name pairings:
Chandler Alina (C.A.), ..
How popular is Chandler?
Chandler is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#379 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Chandler was first listed in 1990 and reached its apex rank of #348 in the U.S. in 1993, and is at #1054 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant form and related girl names. Chaney is the only other prominent varying form of Chandler (#1054 via latest list) listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Chandler was well-received among parents in the year 1995 and has become much less since.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Candee, Candela, Candelara (see Candelaria), Candelle, Candes, Candie, Chader, Chanae, Chanda▼, Chandal, Chandana, Chandara, Chandel, Chandelle, Chandra▼, Chandria, Chandy, Chanee, Chanel, Chanele, Chanell, Chanelle, Chanice, Chanise, Chantaal, Chantae, Chantael, Chantal▼, Chantale, Chantall, Chantalle, Chante▼, Chantea, Chantee, Chantel▼, Chantela (see Chantal), Chantele, Chantell, Chantella, Chantelle, Chanter, Chantey, Chantez, Chantiel, Chantil, Chantila, Chantill, Chantille, Chantle, Chantrea, Chantrel, Charle, Charlea, Charlee▲, Charlet, Charley▲, Chauntel, Chontel, Cindel, Cindl, Shandea (see Shandy), Shandee, Shandel, Shandey, Shandie, Thandee, Thandey and Thandie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Chandler.See names in meaning and etymology.