Meaning and Origin of: Chandra

Girl name origins & meanings

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

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Hindi : Bright, radiant

Family name origins & meanings

  • 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.