First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Chandan

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from India, the name Chandan is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Sandal".
  • A submission from India says the name Chandan means "Hiii" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A submission from India says the name Chandan means "Gift of god" and is of English origin.
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Alt. Meaning

C is for caress, a loving touch for your loved ones.

H is for honor, your most valuable possession.

A is for able, for you surely are.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

Notable Persons Named Chandan

Chandan Prabhakar is a stand-up comedy and stand-up comedian. Chandan was born in 1 in Amritsar, Punjab, India.


Chandan Roy Sanyal is an actor, model (people), and model. His most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Chandan was born Chandan Roy Sanyal on January 30th, 1979 in New Delhi.


Chandan Kumar is an actor and engineer. He has been prominent since 2012. Chandan was born on September 11th, 1985 in Mysore. Chandan is also known as Chandan and Chandu.


Chandan Dass is a ghazal musician. He was most active from 1982 to present. Chandan was born on March 12th, 1956. Chandan is also known as Chandan Das and Chandan Daas.


Chandan Sen is an actor. Chandan was born on February 26th, 1963 in Jessore District.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Chandan

Vattacharja was born in 1944 in Tamluk.


He breathed his last breath in 1523.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Chandan U.S.
  White 4.80% 64.26%
  African American 4.80% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 80.80% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 7.20% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Chandan

People with the last name Chandan are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Chandan

  • How Popular is the name Chandan? Chandan is the 46,171st most popular name of all time. As a last name Chandan was the 134,712th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Chandan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 54 babies born with the first name Chandan in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Chandan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Chandan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Chandan is Tuesday, January 1st, 1924.
  • What year had the most people named Chandan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Chandan was in 1998 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Chandan: Your name in reverse order is Nadnahc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dcnaahn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Chandan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 125 people with the last name Chandan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Chandan? Chandan is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.