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.
In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 2,131
in baby name popularity for girls with 89 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.
In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,722 in baby name popularity for girls with 121 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.
- Candace ~ Biblical Character (Acts 8:27)
- Candace Cameron Bure ~ Actress
- Candace Parker ~ Basketball Player
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
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.