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Chandler Name Meaning and Origin

Chandler Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Candle maker, protector of horses

Name Origin


The name Chandler means 'candle maker' in Old English. It also has roots in Middle English, where it referred to a person responsible for the care and protection of horses. The name has a practical and industrious connotation.

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Chandler Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Chandler is easy to pronounce with a clear and smooth flow of syllables.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Chandler has a good rhythm with emphasis on the first syllable, making it pleasant to hear.

Famous People Named Chandler

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Chandler Riggs

Chandler Riggs is an American actor best known for his role as Carl Grimes on the television series 'The Walking Dead'. He has received critical acclaim for his performance.

● Chandler Bing

Chandler Bing is a fictional character portrayed by Matthew Perry on the popular TV show 'Friends'. He is known for his sarcastic wit and humor.

● Chandler Parsons

Chandler Parsons is a professional basketball player who has played for various NBA teams. Known for his skills on the court, he has garnered a strong fan following.

Chandler Name Popularity Insights

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The data is sourced from the Social Security Administration. Since the agency has only released data up to 2022, the rankings for 2023 and 2024 are based on estimates from platform data. We will update the final results once the official data is released.

Potential Negative Connotations of Chandler

The name Chandler does not have strong negative associations. However, in some contexts, it may be associated with the character Chandler Bing from 'Friends', who is sometimes seen as sarcastic or cynical.

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