English from French occupational name
"candle maker"

Chandler Origin and Meaning

The name Chandler is a boy's name of French origin meaning "candle maker".

For a generation, this name will always be linked to 1990s hit TV series Friends. Whether this is a positive or a negative will depend on your fondness for the show, and character Chandler Bing, but this name deserves consideration beyond these connotations: Chandler is a fresh take on the professional surname names.

# 687 in the US

Chandler Rank in US Top 1000

# 1085 on Nameberry

Chandler Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Chandler Popularity

Famous People Named Chandler

  • Chandler BeachAmerican entrepreneur and encyclopedist
  • Chandler BrossardAmerican novelist
  • Chandler BurrAmerican journalist and author
  • Chandler MasseyAmerican actor
  • Chandler HaleAmerican diplomat
  • Chandler OwenAmerican writer
  • Chandler ParsonsAmerican basketball player
  • Chandler James JonesAmerican NFL football player
  • Chandler HarnishAmerican NFL football player
  • Chandler WilliamsAmerican NFL football player
  • Chandler HoffmanAmerican soccer player
  • Chandler RiggsAmerican actor
  • Chandler CanterburyAmerican child actor
  • Chandler Powellprofessional wakeboarder, beau of Bindi Irwin
  • Chandler WilsonAmerican YouTuber
  • Chandler Hall "Chan" PolingAmerican musician and composer of The Suburbs
  • Matthew Chandler FoxAmerican actor
  • Raymond ChandlerAmerican novelist and screenwriter
  • Kyle ChandlerAmerican actor
  • Tyson ChandlerAmerican basketball player
  • Chandler HallowAmerican YouTuber

Chandler in Pop Culture

  • Chandler Muriel Binga character on TV's "Friends"
  • Ethan Chandler (Talbot)character on TV series "Penny Dreadful"