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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Candia

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Alt. Meaning

C is for cuddle, those intimate moments you cherish.

A is for adaptable, for the world is full of unique challenges

N is for nurturing, to all that need help

D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.

I is for intuitive, others should trust your instincts

A is for achievements, the many over a lifetime

Notable Persons Named Candia

Candia was born on June 1st, 1955 in Edinburgh, Scotland.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Candia

Salustiano Candia is a soccer player for the Club Olimpia, Club 2 de Mayo, Godoy Cruz Antonio Tomba, Club Olimpo, Tiburones Rojos de Veracruz, Club Atlético Colón, Atlante F.C., and Paraguay national football team. Salustiano was born on July 8th, 1983 in Asunción.


Pedro was born in 1458. He left this life in 1542.


Antonio was born in 1924. He passed away on December 12th, 2004.


Cecilia was born on December 24th, 1853.


Vladimir Anselmo Sule Candia was a Senator of O'Higgins Region. Vladimir was born on January 27th, 1934 in Santiago, Chile. He died on June 7th, 2002.


Antoni was born in 1927 in Alghero.


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Popularity of Candia as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Candia U.S.
  White 12.82% 64.26%
  African American 3.40% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.91% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.25% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.41% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 82.21% 16.26%

Of Last Name Candia

People with the last name Candia are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Candia

  • How Popular is the name Candia? Candia is the 26,222nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Candia was the 14,979th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Candia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 210 babies born with the first name Candia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Candia to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Candia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Candia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Candia is Saturday, June 15th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Candia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Candia was in 1953 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Candia: Your name in reverse order is Aidnac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iancda. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Candia? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,973 people with the last name Candia.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Candia? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Candia as their last name since less than 1 person in 149k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.