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Candace

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 8 8 0
1884 7 7 0
1887 6 6 0
1888 6 6 0
1890 6 6 0
1894 13 13 0
1895 6 6 0
1897 6 6 0
1899 5 5 0
1900 9 9 0
1901 5 5 0
1903 6 6 0
1909 7 7 0
1910 6 6 0
1911 5 5 0
1912 13 13 0
1913 12 12 0
1914 5 5 0
1915 5 5 0
1916 19 19 0
1917 17 17 0
1918 14 14 0
1919 17 17 0
1920 18 18 0
1921 9 9 0
1922 15 15 0
1923 16 16 0
1924 11 11 0
1925 14 14 0
1926 11 11 0
1927 16 16 0
1928 8 8 0
1929 17 17 0
1930 7 7 0
1931 10 10 0
1932 14 14 0
1933 19 19 0
1934 6 6 0
1935 11 11 0
1936 14 14 0
1937 19 19 0
1938 20 20 0
1939 26 26 0
1940 31 31 0
1941 30 30 0
1942 129 129 0
1943 233 233 0
1944 307 307 0
1945 632 632 0
1946 1,001 1,001 0
1947 1,318 1,318 0
1948 1,446 1,446 0
1949 1,594 1,589 5
1950 1,649 1,649 0
1951 1,737 1,732 5
1952 1,834 1,834 0
1953 1,753 1,753 0
1954 1,554 1,554 0
1955 1,414 1,414 0
1956 1,403 1,403 0
1957 1,161 1,155 6
1958 846 846 0
1959 908 908 0
1960 843 843 0
1961 740 740 0
1962 809 804 5
1963 862 862 0
1964 837 837 0
1965 970 970 0
1966 1,223 1,223 0
1967 1,118 1,118 0
1968 1,178 1,178 0
1969 1,307 1,298 9
1970 1,426 1,426 0
1971 1,310 1,310 0
1972 1,253 1,253 0
1973 1,133 1,133 0
1974 1,155 1,155 0
1975 1,129 1,123 6
1976 1,212 1,212 0
1977 1,145 1,140 5
1978 1,327 1,327 0
1979 1,600 1,594 6
1980 2,199 2,188 11
1981 2,585 2,579 6
1982 2,862 2,851 11
1983 2,706 2,697 9
1984 2,685 2,669 16
1985 2,714 2,705 9
1986 2,470 2,460 10
1987 2,336 2,328 8
1988 2,424 2,418 6
1989 2,281 2,268 13
1990 2,171 2,164 7
1991 1,941 1,936 5
1992 1,661 1,661 0
1993 1,309 1,309 0
1994 1,100 1,100 0
1995 966 966 0
1996 760 760 0
1997 625 625 0
1998 534 534 0
1999 463 463 0
2000 421 421 0
2001 338 338 0
2002 329 329 0
2003 341 341 0
2004 307 307 0
2005 269 269 0
2006 249 249 0
2007 253 253 0
2008 217 217 0
2009 198 198 0
2010 133 133 0
2011 141 141 0
2012 100 100 0
2013 99 99 0
2014 121 121 0
2015 89 89 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Candace baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 84,438 babies born with the name Candace in the United States. That's more than enough Candaces to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Candace" was in 1982 with a total of 2,851 babies. (That's a lot of baby Candaces)

According to the 1983 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Candace" ranks #96 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, 118 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1983. Across the entire United States a total of 2,706 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Candace popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Candace" mean? The list below shows the origins of Candace as well as things modernly associated with the name Candace such as celebrities named Candace.

Origin and Meaning of Candace

The name "Candace" is of English origin, and it means "Queen of Ethiopia". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Candace Parker

Candace Parker is a basketball biography. Candace was born in 1986 in St. Louis Missouri.

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Candace Bailey

Candace Bailey is an actress and television personality with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1999 to present. Candace was born in 1982 as Candace Kaye Bailey in Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.

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Candace Bushnell

Candace Bushnell is a novelist. Candace was born in 1958 in Glastonbury, Connecticut.

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Candace Cameron Bure

Candace Cameron Bure is an actress, producer, and author with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1982 to present. Candace was born in 1976 as Candace Helaine Cameron in Panorama City, Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Candace Carey

Candace was born in 1978.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Candace

Candace Cameron
Candace Hill
Candace Dold
Candace Quarrels

Alternative Meanings

C is for casual, no pretension here.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

E is for expressive, not one to hold within.

Your name in reverse order is "Ecadnac". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Daeccan". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Candace born Apr 2, 1922

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern England approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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