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What does Kandra mean?

Kandra Pronunciation of Kandra [kan-dra] as a girls' name is of Welsh derivation, and the meaning of the name Kandra is "greatest champion". Kandra is an alternate form of Kendra (Welsh).

Associated with: greatest.


Kandra has 11 variants: Kendrah, Kendrea, Kendri, Kendria, Kendrie, Kendrya, Kenndra, Kenndrea, Kindra, Kyndra and Kyndria.

6 more related forms via Kendra: Kena, Kenda, Kenia, Kenna, Kinna and Lakendra.

Creative forms:
(female) Kadra, Kaydra, ..

(male) Kandar, Kanka, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kandra Kristina (K.K.), ..

How popular is Kandra?

Kandra is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3960 out of 4276, Top 93%) and also a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#81100 out of 150436, Top 54%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Kandra (outside Top 2000) are Kendra (#342 last year), Kenna (#676), Kenia (#777), Lakendra, Kyndra, Kindra, Kenda and Kena. Adoption of these forms of Kandra reached its apex in the year 1994 (adoption of 0.16%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.09%, 45.9%). Kendra has been the most recognizable form, though Kenna has grown trendy as well. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kena, Kenda, Kendra, Kenia, Kenna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kindra, Kyndra, Lakendra in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kandra is pronounced similarly to Candra, Keandra, Keandria, Keaundra, Kiandra and Kiandria. Other suggested similar names are Alandra, Andra, Canda, Candia, Chandra, Cyndra, Danira, Deandra, Diandra, Dyandra, Faydra, Jadra, Jaidra, Janora, Jaydra, Kaara, Kadia, Kaira, Kalandra, Kamara, Kanara, Kanarra, Kandee, Kandi, Kandie, Kandis, Kandus, Kandy, Kara, Karra, Kasandra, Kasondra, Katura, Landra, Lanora, Leandra, Madra, Manda, Nadra, Nanda, Ondra, Pandora, Pandra, Randa, Sahndra (see Sandra), Sanda, Sandera, Sandra, Sandria, Sanndra, Saundra, Shandra, Sondra, Tiandra, Tundra, Vanda, Vanora, Vondra, Wanda, Xandra, Xandria, Zahndra, Zanda, Zandra, Zanndra and Zondra. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kandra.

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