Of Interest
Check Out
Names of the Week
Fact of the Week
96% of candles sold are purchased by women.  More

Chandler Meaning


Quick Facts







No. Of Syllables:


No. Of Letters:


Origin & Meaning

The name Chandler is of French origin.

The meaning of Chandler is "candle maker".  

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "candle merchant".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 420 in baby name popularity for boys with 724 occurrences.  It ranked 1130 in popular baby names for girls with 221 occurrences. 

View the Chandler Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Chandler has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Chandler to other names.


What will your new little Chandler be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Children named Chandler are often agitated and close but most of all they are  read more >>

Related Names

The name Chandlyr is a form of Chandler.

Other Tidbits

Chandler falls into the occupational name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Chandler in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Chandler.

Just for fun, see the name Chandler in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Chandler in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

French names have similar origins to those of other old-world European nations. They are often derivations of place names or trade names, or have their basis in history, mythology, religion or nature. They may also be created names.

The popularity of hyphenated names is a unique feature of French given names. For example Paul-Henri or Anne-Marie. A hyphenated name is considered a single unit first name, not separate first and middle names. Hyphenated names may be of the same or different genders. The first part of the name will always indicate the holder's gender.

Masculine names may be made feminine with the addition of -e, -ette, or -ine as suffixes.