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Chandler (girl)

What does Chandler mean?

Chandler Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: candle (fire), surname.


Chandler has 1 variant: Chandlar.

Related girl name: Chaney.

Creative forms:


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)

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

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

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Chandler, Chaney in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested 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.

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