Kandan (in Devanagari: कन्दन) is a Hindu boy name of Sanskrit origin, which literally means " separating the chaff from the grain in a mortar or act of threshing."
Mention of Kandan (कन्दन) is found in Caturvarga Cintamani and Sushruta where this word refers to the act of threshing, separating the chaff from the grain in a mortar.
The Celestial commander (Karttikeya) Karttikeya refers to Kandan, as he is known. He is depicted as a youth god of the south, thus known as Kumaran meaning youth. So, meaning of Kandan also is a son or boy.
As per USA popularity chart is not shown, name Kandan is not popular in the USA. Kandan is a somewhat popular name in South India. Here Kandan is used by few people as the name of their babies.
As far as we can tell, Kandan is Sweet and Unique name. It also has a nice meaning attached to it.
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