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'.
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
The Chan Chan Man
- Meanings and history of the name Chandler
- Famous real-life people named Chandler
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 in song, story & screen
Chandler Bing, character on the TV show "Friends"