First Name
6k
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since 1880
Last Name
158
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Kandi

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Alt. Meaning

K is for kid, the child within.

A is for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

Notable Persons Named Kandi

Kandi Burruss is a singer-songwriter, record producer, television personality, and actress. She was most prominent from 1991 to present. Kandi was given the name Kandi Leniece Burruss on May 17th, 1976 in College Park, Georgia, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Kandi

Daniel Kandi is a trance music disc jockey and record producer. He was most prominent from 2000 to present. Daniel was born Daniel Kandi on November 30th, 1983. Daniel is also known as DJ Mendoza, K-Flozz, and Timmus.

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Giannis El Kandi is a sports team member for the Ethnikos Piraeus F.C.

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Chike Kandi is a sports team member for the Bognor Regis Town F.C.

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Otondji Kandi is an athlete for the Renaissance FC.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1945 9 9 0
1946 18 18 0
1947 16 16 0
1948 20 20 0
1949 10 10 0
1950 20 20 0
1951 13 13 0
1952 28 28 0
1953 31 31 0
1954 38 38 0
1955 34 34 0
1956 76 76 0
1957 96 96 0
1958 108 108 0
1959 93 93 0
1960 115 115 0
1961 131 131 0
1962 128 128 0
1963 155 155 0
1964 150 150 0
1965 151 151 0
1966 140 140 0
1967 135 135 0
1968 144 144 0
1969 157 157 0
1970 198 198 0
1971 190 190 0
1972 170 170 0
1973 152 152 0
1974 152 152 0
1975 163 163 0
1976 149 149 0
1977 151 151 0
1978 131 131 0
1979 152 152 0
1980 174 174 0
1981 202 202 0
1982 160 160 0
1983 161 161 0
1984 136 136 0
1985 129 129 0
1986 119 119 0
1987 124 124 0
1988 84 84 0
1989 95 95 0
1990 72 72 0
1991 46 46 0
1992 50 50 0
1993 35 35 0
1994 27 27 0
1995 24 24 0
1996 19 19 0
1997 19 19 0
1998 16 16 0
1999 14 14 0
2000 12 12 0
2001 20 20 0
2002 11 11 0
2003 20 20 0
2004 14 14 0
2005 6 6 0
2006 13 13 0
2007 13 13 0
2008 14 14 0
2009 17 17 0
2010 17 17 0
2011 13 13 0
2012 7 7 0
2013 5 5 0
2014 6 6 0
2015 11 11 0
2016 7 7 0
2017 5 5 0

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Popularity of Kandi as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Kandi U.S.
  White 25.32% 64.26%
  African American 10.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 60.13% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Kandi

People with the last name Kandi are most frequently White, African American, or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Kandi

  • How Popular is the name Kandi? Kandi is the 3,534th most popular name of all time. As a last name Kandi was the 111,426th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Kandi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,541 babies born with the first name Kandi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kandi to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Kandi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1945 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Kandi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kandi is Friday, March 7th, 1924.
  • What year had the most people named Kandi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kandi was in 1981 with a total of 202 babies.
  • Random Kandi Factoid: According to the 1981 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kandi is not a popular baby girl's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 1981.
  • Weird things about the name Kandi: Your name in reverse order is Idnak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ikadn. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Kandi? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 158 people with the last name Kandi.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Kandi? Kandi is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • 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).
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