What does Chandra mean?
Chandra /chan-dra/ as a girls' 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.
Related girl name: Shandra.Kreatif forms: Chanra. [more]
How popular is Chandra?
Chandra is a very popular first name for females (#756 out of 4276, Top 18%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#11818 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Chandra for girls. Chandra was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #353 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Chanda is the only other popular variation form of Chandra appearing in the Top 1000. These relations of Chandra were popular with parents during 1970-1979 (average #441) and have become much less conventional since, with the forms Chanda and Chandra becoming less trendy.
Thinking of names?
Suggested similar baby names are Alandra, Calandra, Canda, Candia, Cantara, Casandra▼, Chana, Chandal, Chandana, Chandel, Chandlar, Chanha, Chania, Chanina, Chaniya, Channa, Chanta, Chantara, Chantarai, Chantea, Chanter, Chantra, Chantrea, Chantrel, Chantri, Chanya, Chara, Chinara, Chonda, Cintra, Cyndra, Deandra, Diandra, Dyandra, Kandra, Keandra, Kiandra, Landra, Leandra, Pandra, Phadra, Phaedra, Phaidra, Sandra▼, Shanda▼, Shandea, Shanedra, Tiandra, Xandra and Zandra. These names tend to be less frequently used than Chandra.