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Chanda - Meaning of Chanda

What does Chanda mean?

Meaning of the name ChandaChandraChandyShandaChandShandraChandaniChandiaChandeaChaandChandaraShandahChanChandeyChaundraShanChandeeChandinChandeahChandahChandieChandi

[ 2 syll. (c)han-da, ch-a-nda ] The baby girl name Chanda is pronounced as CH-AEND-ah or HHAAND-ah †. Chanda is largely used in English and Indian, and its origin is Pali and Sanskrit. In Pali texts, Chanda is a 'sincere wish'. In Hindu mythology, Chanda was a monster that Chamunda Devi killed.

In addition, Chanda is an Indian variant transcription of the name Chandra (English and Indian).

Chanda has 16 variant transcriptions. Variation transcriptions include Chaand, Chan, Chand, Chandah, Chandea, Chandeah, Chandee, Chandey, Chandi, Chandia, Chandie, Chandin, Chandy, Shan, Shanda, and Shandah.

Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of Chanda.

See also the related categories, sanskrit, pali, and indian.

Chanda is unusual as a baby name for girls. Its usage peaked in 1976 with 0.027% of baby girls being named Chanda. Its ranking then was #460. The baby name has since fallen out of favor, and is now of very modest use. Among all girl names in its group, Chanda was nevertheless the most frequently used in 2018.

Baby names that sound like Chanda include Canda, Chandaa, Chandea, Chandee, Chandey, Chandi, Chandie, Chandy, Chantae, Chantai, Chantaye, Chante, Chantea, Chanteau, Chantee, Chantey, Chanthou, Chanti, Chauntay, and Chauntea.

† Pronunciation for Chanda: CH as in "cheese (CH.IY.Z)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"


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