Chandler Name Meaning & Origin

Chandler

Pronunciation: CHAND-ler (key)

Origin of the name Chandler:

Transferred use of the English surname which arose as an occupational name for a maker or dealer of candles. The name is derived from the Middle English chaundler, candeler.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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I think it's a pretty name, and not too common.

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My daughter is Chandler Skye.
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Nicknames for Chandler

Chan, Andie, Chando, Channa, Channabanana

Meanings and history of the name Chandler

Candle maker

Famous real-life people named Chandler

Chandler Riggs, portrays Carl Grimes on "The Walking Dead"

Chandler in song, story & screen

Chandler Buffay, Phoebe's niece in the TV show "Friends"
Chandler Wingo, character in the film "The Prince of Tides," playing the daughter of Nick Nolte and Blythe Danner

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