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Gender: Female Meaning of Chandra: "goddess of the moon" Origin of Chandra: Hindi

The name Chandra is a girl's name of Hindi origin meaning "goddess of the moon". Chandra and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

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Famous People Named Chandra

Chandra Levy, American federal intern murdered in 2001
Chandra Wilson, American actress
Chandra North, American fashion model

Pop Culture References for the name Chandra

Chandra - heroine in Barbara Cartland's book Love in the Clouds


csd267 Says:


This is my name. It is constantly mispronounced and misspelled. I get Shaundra, Shandra, Cassandra, Sholanda (seriously) It is pronounced CHAN-dra, like Jackie CHAN. It is very frustrating. I don't recommend using it.