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84k
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since 1880

Candace

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Queen of Ethiopia
  • #700 All Time
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67k Candice (Greek)

How popular is the name "Candace" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1882880
1884770
1887660
1888660
1890660
189413130
1895660
1897660
1899550
1900990
1901550
1903660
1909770
1910660
1911550
191213130
191312120
1914550
1915550
191619190
191717170
191814140
191917170
192018180
1921990
192215150
192316160
192411110
192514140
192611110
192716160
1928880
192917170
1930770
193110100
193214140
193319190
1934660
193511110
193614140
193719190
193820200
193926260
194031310
194130300
19421291290
19432332330
19443073070
19456326320
19461,0011,0010
19471,3181,3180
19481,4461,4460
19491,5941,5895
19501,6461,6460
19511,7381,7335
19521,8351,8350
19531,7521,7520
19541,5551,5550
19551,4131,4130
19561,4031,4030
19571,1611,1556
19588468460
19599089080
19608438430
19617407400
19628098045
19638628620
19648378370
19659709700
19661,2231,2230
19671,1181,1180
19681,1781,1780
19691,3071,2989
19701,4261,4260
19711,3101,3100
19721,2531,2530
19731,1331,1330
19741,1551,1550
19751,1291,1236
19761,2121,2120
19771,1451,1405
19781,3271,3270
19791,5991,5936
19802,1982,18711
19812,5842,5786
19822,8632,85211
19832,7062,6979
19842,6842,66816
19852,7142,7059
19862,4702,46010
19872,3362,3288
19882,4242,4186
19892,2802,26713
19902,1712,1647
19911,9411,9365
19921,6611,6610
19931,3091,3090
19941,0991,0990
19959679670
19967607600
19976256250
19985355350
19994634630
20004204200
20013383380
20023283280
20033413410
20043073070
20052692690
20062492490
20072532530
20082172170
20091981980
20101331330
20111411410
20121001000
201398980
20141211210

Want to know about the populiarty of Candace? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 84,341 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 2,852 babies. (That's a lot of baby Candaces)

According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Candace" ranks #62 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, 122 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1987. Across the entire United States a total of 2,336 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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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.

English

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 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 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 Carey

Candace was born in 1978.

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Alternative Meanings

C is for compatible, a friend's friend.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

A is for accord, the harmony you spread.

C is for charm, the undeniable you.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

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

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Candace born Dec 21, 1980

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 Western Africa approximately on 1050. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Name poster for Candace

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