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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Chandra

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Chandra in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Chandra:

  • Records indicate that 15,537 girls in the United States have been named Chandra since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1975, when 746 people in the U.S. were given the name Chandra. Those people are now 45 years old.

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      7 Positive Comments

  • "My name is Charndra, with the r in there so it's pronounced Chaandra,(hard ch) but it doesn't work, as other Chandras have said! I now say it's like Sandra but with a "Ch", and this has really helped. Otherwise, it's so unusual that people just stare at me blankly. I realised that is what happens when meeting other people with an Indian name I'd never encountered- I'd just stare, trying to process the name. "Sandra with a 'Ch' solves the problem!" Sep. 11, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my middle name but was almost my first name. I've always loved my middle name, it's much more interesting than the common Ann, Rose, Lynn, Marie middle names of most women my age." Aug. 3, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name's Chandra (pronounced with a hard Ch-). I like that it's a pretty name and all, but seeing as how I'm still in high school, most of my teachers pronounce it wrong. Usually they can't even pronounce it at the end of the year! What is so hard about a single name? Either way, it's a pretty name." May. 27, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name eez chandra. eet eez a vonderful name in moi opinion. eef you have a girl name her chandra and she vill love you forever!" Aug. 6, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Chandra is my name and I love it. I wanted an ordinary name as a kid (like Tiffany or Jennifer) but now I find it to be a real conversation starter." Jan. 15, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "Often people spell and pronounce my name wrong but I like my name because it is unique. Chandra" Jan. 10, 2006: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Chandra & 9 out of 10 people pronounce it wrong until they get to know me. I say it with a hard "CH" like chocolate & cherry. Other than that it is great because it is very unique.. I have only met 3 people who have the same name & pronounce it the same and I am 31yrs old." Jan. 4, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      3 Neutral Comments

  • "My name is Chandra which is pronounced with a hard "CH". I absolutely love my name. It means "moon" so as the moon gives light in darkness so does every Chandra to all people in their darkest moments." Jun. 11, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "I pronounce my name with a 'Sh' sound like chandelier, champagne, etc. I like the name since it is unique but like with others who have commented very hard for people to get right." Aug. 6, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Chandra and I love that it comes from India meaning beautiful moon" Jul. 9, 2007: Report as inappropriate

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