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Origin & Meaning

The name Candice is of Latin origin.

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

It is also of Greek origin, where its meaning is "queen mother".


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1622  in baby name popularity for girls with 131 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Candice Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Candice has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Candice to other names.


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.


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Related Names

Candice is a variant spelling of Candace.

Candice has the diminutive (nickname) Candi.

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Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

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

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