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Candida Meaning


What does Candida mean?

The name Candida is of Latin origin.

The meaning of Candida is "clear and white, like pure quartz".

Candida is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 7 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Can-di-da.

The Given Name Candida

Candida appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

Mesmerizing yet fearless, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Candida has no variant spellings.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Candida Maria de Jesus Cipitria y Barriola, and Candida the Younger.

Candida Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, less than 5 girls were given the name. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 14,428 in baby name popularity for girls with 6 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

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

Candida Related Names

The names Candide, Candido are all forms of Candida.

Famous Candidas

  • Candida ~ Saint
  • Candida Maria de Jesus Cipitria y Barriola ~ Saint
  • Candida the Younger ~ Saint

Candida Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Candida.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

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Candida Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Candida.

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