Chandler Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Chandler Name Meaning: An occupational name for a 'candle seller or maker',more rarely it may have been someone responsible for lighting in a wealthy household.

A medieval chandler also made & sold their 'articals' aswell as 'candles'.Modern english 'Chandler'occured in the 16th century.

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Chandler Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Chandler family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 395
Female Servant 219
Independent 148
Labourer 101
Male Servant 84
Farmer 79
Shoe Maker 39
Carpenter 38
Ag Labourer 29
Laundress 29
Gardener 24
Tailor 24
Dress Maker 19
Weaver 18
Ag Lab 17
Grocer 16
Butcher 15
Servant 14
Apprentice 14
Brick Layer 13
Baker 13
Publican 12
Smith 12
Blacksmith 10
Carman 10

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