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Candace

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

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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

Fun Facts about the name Candace

  • How many people with the first name Candace have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 84,438 babies born with the first name Candace in the United States. That's more than enough people named Candace to occupy the country of Andorra with an estimated population of 78,115 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Candace? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Candace first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Candace is Sunday, October 3rd, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Candace born? The highest recorded use of the first name Candace was in 1982 with a total of 2,851 babies. That's a lot of babies named Candace!
  • Random Candace Factoid: According to the 1949 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Candace ranks 88th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Washington. Imagine that, 67 babies in Washington have the same name as you in 1949.
  • Weird things about the name Candace: Your name in reverse order is Ecadnac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Adacenc. How do you pronounce that?
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  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Taylor
  • Moore
  • Thompson
  • Baker
  • Martin

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.

Ancient Greek Κανδάκη, from a Nubian hereditary title of ancient queens of Napata (Ethiopia).

  1. A female given name.
  2. Alternative letter-case form of candace (a Nubian queen).

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

What does the name Candace mean?

Cis for complete, nothing further needed here.

Ais for artistic, adding beauty to the world

Nis for noteworthy, just like your achievements

Dis for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

Ais for action, something to take now

Cis for casual, no pretension here.

Eis for extra, those little things you do!

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