Chandra

Chandra - A very unique female name



  Oct 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Chandra, meaning goddess of the moon, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1954 on position #1354. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Chandra and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Chandra? 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 Chandra. The baby girl name Chandra was given to 5 baby girls in 2005, ranking #5011 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 305,543 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Chandra peaked in popularity 44 years ago in 1975 on position 305.



Famous with this name

Chandra Currelley-Young
Chandra West
Leo Chandra


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Chandra is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Chandra is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #3,651 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,651.

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 Chandra is where you live.


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Chandra origin and meaning

Chandra is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means goddess of the moon. To see famous people named Chandra, pop culture references for the name Chandra and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Chandra

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

Cassandra / Casandra / Cassondra / Cassaundra / Candra / Cassandr / Casondra / Cassandre / Cindra / Casaundra /

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
20055011
20034305
20024729
20012557
20002837
19992178
19981806
19971896
19961626
19951304
19941209
19931000
1992972
1991819
1990752
1989683
1988591
1987531
1986519
1985499
1984465
1983438
1982448
1981409
1980394
1979392
1978340
1977341
1976325
1975305
1974317
1973336
1972339
1971356
1970356
1969375
1968430
1967476
1966511
1965566
1964646
1963670
1962753
1961781
1960872
1959733
1958637
1957784
1956951
19551284
19541354

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California3651

Even more about Chandra


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 Chandra 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Chandra?

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
1975
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Chandra
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 305,543
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1954
2005 births +5

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