Chandraketu (Sanskrit चन्द्रकेतु) is ancient Sanskrit word which refers to banner of moon.
Chandraketu is mentioned in Ramayan (रामायण) and Raghuvansh (रघुवंश) in which Chandraketu is the name of a son of Lakshman.
Reference of Chandraketu is also found in the Epic Harshcharita (हर्षचरित) where Chandraketu is a prince of Chakor. This name is found to be referred in Vishnu Puran (विष्णु-पुराण), Mahabharata (महाभारत) and Kathasaritsagar (कथासरित्सागर) also as name of several people.
Sir Monier-Williams has also used this name in their writings where Chandraketu refers to banner of moon.
Chandraketu is not a popular name in the USA. Chandraketu is not used by the people of the USA as it is little hard to pronounce for non Indians. Also, Here in India Chandraketu is less popular name. However Chandraketu is used by a mere 25 people in India as the name of their kids.
In our opinion Chandraketu is an old name with a beautiful meaning. Chandraketu is a unique name. Chandraketu has some sort of mythological significance attached to it.
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