Chandler

Chandler - A very unique male name



  Jan 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Chandler, meaning candle maker, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1912 on position #996. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Chandler and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Chandler? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Chandler. The baby boy name Chandler was given to 549 baby boys in 2012, ranking #461 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,989 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Chandler peaked in popularity 18 years ago in 1999 on position 151.



Famous with this name

Kyle Chandler
Chandler Riggs
Lisa Chandler


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Chandler is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Chandler is currently topping the baby name charts in Georgia at position #178 - and is the least popular in New York at position #1,461.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Chandler is where you live.


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Chandler origin and meaning

Chandler is a 8 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means candle maker. To see famous people named Chandler, pop culture references for the name Chandler and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Chandler

We've found the following names that sound similar to Chandler, sorted by popularity.

Candelario / Candler / Chantelle /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012461
2011442
2010494
2009476
2008464
2007427
2006402
2005340
2004282
2003263
2002239
2001204
2000174
1999151
1998171
1997183
1996157
1995174
1994345
1993359
1992407
1991463
1990494
1989563
1988650
1987667
1986784
1985885
1984829
19831019
19821021
19811314
19801984
19791397
19781347
19771827
19761251
19751967
19741359
19731498
1972908
1971883
1970782
1969896
19681296
19671575
19631584
19601484
19591469
19571484
19491564
19471467
19361233
19351199
19341336
19331522
19311605
19251318
19231752
19201266
19191532
19181494
19151556
1912996

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Georgia178
Arkansas181
South Carolina193
Mississippi204
Alabama238
Tennessee260
Louisiana265
West Virginia274
Kentucky276
North Carolina288
Indiana312
Oklahoma385
Virginia395
Florida401
Kansas403
Maryland416
Iowa442
Missouri530
Arizona542
Pennsylvania544
Michigan546
Texas556
Ohio557
Wisconsin590
Colorado642
Illinois653
Washington685
Utah715
California1064
New York1461

Even more about Chandler


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Chandler a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Chandler?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1999
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Chandler
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,989
Letter count 8
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1912
2012 births +549

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