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The name Chandler is of Middle English origin, and means candle seller.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Chandler has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Chandler
Use of the Name Chandler for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
22,308 22,308 21,930 17,872 7,699 2,367 1,104
The table below indicates the number of times the name Chandler has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Chandler first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1969, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Chandler
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
196983983  
1970798103  
197180999  
197283593  
1973    
1974    
1975    
1976    
1977    
1978    
1979    
1980    
1981    
198294390  
198394088  
1984807116  
1985815118  
1986760142  
1987649198  
1988634224  
1989555301  
1990486395  
1991455470  
1992409552541435
1993358661348734
1994348703444569
19951771,854353744
19961572,185484494
19971841,793566415
19981731,950588411
19991512,391561447
20001742,128711326
20012041,792924240
20022381,412994220
20032611,263  
20042841,104  
Totals:  22,308 5,035

During the last 125 years, parents have used Chandler as a boy's name about 81% of the time and less frequently (about 18% of the time) as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Chandler appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 27 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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