Candice

First Name
68k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Candice

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  • A submission from Nevada, United States says the name Candice means "Sparkling" and is of Greek origin.
  • A submission from Illinois, United States says the name Candice means "Gift from god" and is of English origin.
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Wiktionary

A variant of Candace associated by folk etymology with Late Latin candida (“whiteness”).

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Candice

Candice Bergen is an actress, fashion model, and model (people). She was most prominent from 1965 to present. Candice was given the name Candice Patricia Bergen by her parents Frances Bergen and Edgar Bergen on May 9th, 1946 in Beverly Hills, California, U.S.

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Candice Swanepoel is a supermodel. Candice was born on October 20th, 1988 in Mooi River (town).

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Candice Patton is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Candice was given the name Candice Kristina Patton on June 24th, 1988 in Jackson, Mississippi, U.S.

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Candice Michelle is a wrestler. Candice was born on September 30th, 1978 in Milwaukee.

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Candice King is an actor, singing, songwriter, actress, and singer. She has had major accomplishments since 2006. Candice was given the name Candice Rene Accola on May 13th, 1987 in Houston.

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Candice was born on September 29th, 1985 in Winnipeg. Candice is also known as LaRae and Candice.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1917 5 5 0
1925 6 6 0
1943 23 23 0
1944 35 35 0
1945 101 101 0
1946 273 273 0
1947 540 540 0
1948 617 617 0
1949 818 818 0
1950 764 764 0
1951 661 661 0
1952 758 758 0
1953 643 643 0
1954 595 595 0
1955 577 577 0
1956 721 721 0
1957 539 539 0
1958 412 412 0
1959 384 384 0
1960 268 268 0
1961 240 240 0
1962 221 221 0
1963 181 181 0
1964 194 194 0
1965 259 259 0
1966 330 330 0
1967 514 514 0
1968 626 626 0
1969 679 679 0
1970 1,023 1,023 0
1971 1,135 1,130 5
1972 1,002 1,002 0
1973 946 946 0
1974 936 936 0
1975 1,126 1,126 0
1976 1,209 1,209 0
1977 1,273 1,273 0
1978 1,621 1,614 7
1979 2,236 2,227 9
1980 3,022 3,011 11 #99 girl name
1981 3,707 3,698 9 #86 girl name
1982 3,811 3,792 19 #78 girl name
1983 3,430 3,420 10 #84 girl name
1984 3,407 3,393 14 #86 girl name
1985 3,213 3,196 17 #86 girl name
1986 2,568 2,560 8
1987 2,297 2,290 7
1988 2,234 2,226 8
1989 2,278 2,262 16
1990 2,124 2,116 8
1991 1,752 1,745 7
1992 1,487 1,487 0
1993 1,102 1,102 0
1994 936 936 0
1995 686 686 0
1996 609 609 0
1997 431 431 0
1998 407 407 0
1999 345 345 0
2000 324 324 0
2001 299 299 0
2002 242 242 0
2003 258 258 0
2004 213 213 0
2005 220 220 0
2006 250 250 0
2007 247 247 0
2008 247 247 0
2009 182 182 0
2010 139 139 0
2011 140 140 0
2012 119 119 0
2013 113 113 0
2014 131 131 0
2015 111 111 0
2016 134 134 0
2017 95 95 0

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Popularity of Candice as a first name

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Common last names for Candice

  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Williams

Fun Facts about the name Candice

  • How Popular is the name Candice? Candice is the 833rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Candice have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 67,801 babies born with the first name Candice in the United States. That's more than enough people named Candice to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Candice? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Candice first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Candice is Friday, November 26th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Candice born? The highest recorded use of the first name Candice was in 1982 with a total of 3,792 babies. That's a lot of babies named Candice!
  • Random Candice Factoid: According to the 1987 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Candice ranks 94th in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 76 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1987.
  • Weird things about the name Candice: Your name in reverse order is Ecidnac. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Cniecda. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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