Chandra Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Chandra:
Sanskrit name which means "illustrious, eminent." Var: Chandrah, Chaundra, Chondra. Short: Chan.
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- Nicknames for Chandra
Chani, Chan-dar, Chandarita, Ca-shondra, Chandalier, Chan, Chan-Chan, Channy, Chandy
- Meanings and history of the name Chandra
This is a common surname in India.
In Hindu mythology, Chandra is the name of the god of the moon.
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Chandra West (Actress) Chandra Wilson (Actress Grey's Anatomny) Chandra Levy (Prominent missing person case)
- Chandra in song, story & screen
Nasa has a Chandra X-Ray Observatory that takes pictures of Space. The name of the heroine in the Catherine Coulter book "Chandra".
Magic the Gathering Planeswalker Chandra.