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Origin & Meaning

The name Candy is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Candy 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 2992  in baby name popularity for girls with 56 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

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


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Related Names

Candy is a variant spelling of Candi.

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Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Candy.

Just for fun, see the name Candy 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 Candy in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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