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Meaning and name origin

Chandra \ch(a)-nd-ra, chan-dra\ as a girl's name is pronounced SHAN-drah, SHAHN-drah. It is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Chandra is "moon shining". The greatest Hindu goddess Devi is also known as Chandra.

Chandra has 8 variant forms: Candra, Chader, Chanda, Chandara, Chandria, Chandrika, Chandy and Chaundra.

For more information, see also the related girl name Shandra.

Suggested similar baby names are Chantara, Chantra, Chantrea, Chantri and Cyndra.


Chandra is a very popular first name for females (#756 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#27874 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Chandra name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Chandra with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

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