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What does Canada mean?

Canada Pronunciation of Canada [cana-da] as a girls' name is of Native American Indian origin, and the meaning of Canada is "village, settlement". Geography name: the largest country to the north of the US. Its name comes from an Iroquois word.


Creative forms:
(female) Canade, Canala, ..

(male) Canaco, Canasi, ..

Middle name pairings:
Canada Joy (C.J.), ..

How popular is Canada?

Canada is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#3663 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Canada has yet to be listed in the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Canada name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Canada outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Calida, Camala, Canda, Candas, Candee, Candi, Candia, Candida, Candie, Candra, Candy, Canna, Cantara, Caranda, Chanda, Chandy, Chanta, Chantea, Chonda, Cinda, Cindi, Cindia, Cindy, Cintha, Cintia, Conrada, Cynara, Cynda, Cyndi, Cyndia, Cyndy, Cyntha, Cyntia, Danaca, Granada, Janaea, Janaya, Kanara, Manda, Masada, Naiada (see Naida), Nanda, Randa, Sanda, Tanaia, Tanaya, Vanda, Vannda (see Vanda), Wanda, Wannda (see Wanda) and Zanda. These names tend to be more frequently used than Canada.

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