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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A city of central Sri Lanka that was the last capital of the ancient kings of Ceylon; a resort and religious center
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  1. Alternative form of candy (Indian unit of mass)

Notable Persons Named Kandy

She has had major accomplishments since 2010. Kandy was born on October 16th, 1987 in Hong Kong.

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Kandy Lisima is an athlete for the AC Vert-Pré.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1944 13 13 0
1945 28 28 0
1946 54 54 0
1947 76 76 0
1948 52 52 0
1949 52 52 0
1950 61 61 0
1951 53 53 0
1952 64 64 0
1953 80 80 0
1954 90 90 0
1955 128 128 0
1956 163 163 0
1957 181 181 0
1958 159 159 0
1959 191 191 0
1960 188 188 0
1961 190 190 0
1962 173 173 0
1963 166 166 0
1964 166 166 0
1965 193 193 0
1966 154 154 0
1967 137 137 0
1968 148 148 0
1969 159 159 0
1970 169 164 5
1971 143 143 0
1972 146 146 0
1973 127 127 0
1974 124 124 0
1975 109 109 0
1976 119 119 0
1977 96 96 0
1978 91 91 0
1979 80 80 0
1980 79 79 0
1981 61 61 0
1982 69 69 0
1983 54 54 0
1984 49 49 0
1985 34 34 0
1986 43 43 0
1987 42 42 0
1988 35 35 0
1989 37 37 0
1990 25 25 0
1991 25 25 0
1992 31 31 0
1993 17 17 0
1994 20 20 0
1995 13 13 0
1996 11 11 0
1997 23 23 0
1998 18 18 0
1999 13 13 0
2000 23 23 0
2001 20 20 0
2002 19 19 0
2003 14 14 0
2004 14 14 0
2005 18 18 0
2006 18 18 0
2007 12 12 0
2008 15 15 0
2009 25 25 0
2010 18 18 0
2011 21 21 0
2012 14 14 0
2013 14 14 0
2014 6 6 0
2015 5 5 0
2016 7 7 0

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Popularity of Kandy as a first name

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Popularity of Kandy as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Kandy

  • How Popular is the name Kandy? Kandy is the 3,660th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Kandy have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,285 babies born with the first name Kandy in the United States. That's more than enough people named Kandy 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 Kandy? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1944 when it was given as a first name to 13 new born babies.
  • When was Kandy first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Kandy is Thursday, November 30th, 1893.
  • What year had the most people named Kandy born? The highest recorded use of the first name Kandy was in 1965 with a total of 193 babies.
  • Random Kandy Factoid: According to the 1970 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Kandy is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1970.
  • Weird things about the name Kandy: Your name in reverse order is Ydnak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ndayk. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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