Chandra Name Meaning & Origin

Chandra

Pronunciation: CHUHN-drə, SHAHN-drə (key)

Origin of the name Chandra:

Sanskrit name which means "illustrious, eminent." Var: Chandrah, Chaundra, Chondra. Short: Chan.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

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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.

Famous real-life people named Chandra

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.

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