What does Chandler mean?

Definitions for Chandlerˈtʃænd lər, ˈtʃɑnd-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Chandler, Raymond Chandler, Raymond Thornton Chandler(noun)

    United States writer of detective thrillers featuring the character of Philip Marlowe (1888-1959)

  2. chandler(noun)

    a retail dealer in provisions and supplies

  3. chandler(noun)

    a maker (and seller) of candles and soap and oils and paints


  1. Chandler(ProperNoun)

    An English occupational surname for a maker or seller of candles.

  2. Chandler(ProperNoun)

    , transferred use of the surname.

  3. chandler(Noun)

    A person who makes or sells candles

  4. chandler(Noun)

    A dealer in (a specific kind of) provisions or supplies

    a ship chandler

  5. chandler(Noun)

    A California variety of pomelo with a smoother skin than many other varieties.

  6. Origin: From chandelier, from candelarius, from the candela; confer the English term candle.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chandler(noun)

    a maker or seller of candles

  2. Chandler(noun)

    a dealer in other commodities, which are indicated by a word prefixed; as, ship chandler, corn chandler

  3. Origin: [F. chandelier a candlestick, a maker or seller of candles, LL. candelarius chandler, fr. L. candela candle. See Candle, and cf. Chandelier.]


  1. Chandler

    Chandler is a city in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States, and is a prominent suburb of the Phoenix, Arizona, Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is bordered to the north and west by Tempe, to the north by Mesa, to the west by Phoenix, to the south by the Gila River Indian Community, and to the east by Gilbert. As of July 2011, the population was 240,101 according to the United States Census Bureau, however, according to the city's official website, Chandler's Planning Division estimated the population as of September 2012 being 239,610. It also has satellite locations for many technology companies, including Intel and Orbital Sciences Corporation.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chandler in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Chandler in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James McTigue:

    Finally The Iranian ship got to the point where he( James Chandler) said,' If Wainwright Capt. James Chandler don't stop, I'm going to sink Wainwright Capt. James Chandler,'.

  2. Julia Meltzer:

    Her characters are mostly black women or brown people living in a world that is deeply problematic, and it's a different underbelly than you would get in the typical L.A. crime novel, just because of who she was and what she experienced, she writes about L.A. in a different way than you would get in a Raymond Chandler novel.

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Translations for Chandler

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • свещарBulgarian
  • svíčkařCzech
  • Kerzenzieherin, Lichtzieher, Kerzenmacherin, Lichtzieherin, Kerzenmacher, KerzenzieherGerman
  • kertagerðarmaður, kramari, kertasali, mangari, kaupsali, kaupmaðurIcelandic
  • voskar, voskarica, svećar, svećaricaSerbo-Croatian
  • kandelel, hikandelel, jikandelelVolapük

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