Chandler Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Chandler:
Transferred use of the surname originating in the Middle Ages as an occupational name for a maker or seller of candles.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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I know a Chandler who was, unfortunately, born a few years before the tv show Friends came out. He was teased mercilessly and went by his middle name for years. Consider carefully the impact that show will have on your child before naming a kid Chandler!
Growing up, there were two Chandlers in my class, one was a boy and the other was a girl. That was always wierd. It bothers me when people name their daughters boy names in an attempt to make them a 'spunky, tom-boy'.
I'm Rick Harrison and this is my pawn shop
My name is Chandler and I'm a girl and I've never had a problem with it.
I really love the name Chandler, for both girls and boys. It's definetly one of my first choices for baby names!
- Nicknames for Chandler: | Edit
The Chan Chan Man
Cha Cha Real Smooth
Daddy Meme Master
Barry B Benson
- Meanings and history of the name Chandler: | Edit
Derived from the Persian Chan, meaning dank, and Dler, meaning meme.
- Famous real-life people named Chandler: | Edit
Raymond Chandler, mystery writer
Chandler Riggs, child actor from "The Walking Dead"
Chandler Parsons, American professional basketball forward who plays for the Houston Rockets.
Chandler Memezad, coolest dude in the room at any given moment.
- Chandler in song, story & screen: | Edit
Chandler Bing, character on the TV show "Friends"