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Candace Meaning


What does Candace mean?

The name Candace is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Candace is "brilliantly white, glittering white".

Candace is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Can-dace.

The Given Name Candace

In addition to meaning "brilliantly white", the name may have derived from a Nubian word meaning "queen mother" which was used as a title by Ethiopian Queens much like Caesar was used by Roman Emporers. One of the Queens is mentioned in the New Testament.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Candace Cameron Bure, and Candace Parker.

Candace Popularity

In the U.S. in 2016, it ranked 1,974 in baby name popularity for girls with 100 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 2,122 in baby name popularity for girls with 90 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

The trend's your friend. See how Candace has changed in popularity since 1880 by visiting the Candace Name Popularity Page.

Candace Related Names

Variants of the name Candace include Candance, Candiace, Candian, Candiance, Candice, Candis, Candise, Candiss, Canditia, Candius, Candyace, Candyce.

Candace has the diminutives (nicknames) Candi, Candie, Candy.

Famous Candaces

  • Candace ~ Biblical Character (Acts 8:27)
  • Candace Cameron Bure ~ Actress
  • Candace Parker ~ Basketball Player

Candace Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Candace.

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Candace Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Candace in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Candace.

Just for fun, see the name Candace in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Candace in Nautical Flags page.