Meaning and Origin of: Chandra

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Sanskrit : Of the moon
  • Hindi : Goddess Devi, foe of evil
  • Hindi : Bright, radiant

Last name origin & meaning:

  • Indian (Bengal) and Bangladeshi : Hindu (Kayasth) name, from Sanskrit čandra ‘pleasant’, ‘shining’, ‘moon’. It occurs commonly as the final element of compound given names such as Ramachandra and Krishnachandra. Compare Chand and Chander.