What does Candace mean?
Also possibly derived from a Nubian word meaning "queen mother". An ancient hereditary title used by the Ethiopian queens before the fourth century, as Caesar was used by the Roman emperors. One of the queens is mentioned in the Bible in Acts. It was made popular in the 20th century by a character in the movie "Meet the Stewarts" (1942). Actresses Candice Bergen, Candace Cameron; author Candace Bushnell.
Candace▼ has 29 variants: Caddy, Canda, Candaice, Candance, Candas, Candase, Candayce, Candee, Candelle, Candi, Candice▼, Candie, Candis, Candiss, Candra, Candy▼, Candyce, Dace, Dacee, Dacey, Dacey, Dacia, Dacie, Dacy, Kandace, Kandice, Kandiss, Kandy and Kanticia.
Candace▼ has 18 more relations via Candice: Candes, Candiace, Candias, Candide, Candiese, Candise, Candist, Candita, Candus, Candys, Candyse, Candyss, Kandise, Kandyce, Kandyse, Kendice, Khandace and Khandice.Kreatif forms:
(female) Cadace, Candasa, ..
(male) Candale, Candane, ..
How popular is Candace?
Candace is a very prominent first name for women (#343 out of 4276, Top 8%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Displayed below is the birth name history of Candace for girls. Candace reached its highest position of #116 in the U.S. in the 1980s, and is at #1716 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the statistics of the girl name Candace and associated names. Candance, Candi, Candice (#1622 via latest list), Candie, Candis, Candra, Candy, Candyce, Dacia, Kandace, Kandice and Kandy are the popular variation forms of Candace (#1716 via latest list). These forms of Candace reached the top of their popularity 34 years ago (adoption of 0.36%) and are now much less common (adoption 0.01%, down 97%), with versions such as Candy becoming less fashionable.
Suggested similar names are Brandace, Brandice, Brandyce, Cadance, Cade, Cadee, Cadence, Cadie, Cadye, Caidie, Canada, Candela, Candia, Candida, Candido, Canna, Cantara, Caprice, Caridade, Catrice, Cayce, Chanach, Chanae, Chanda▼, Chandal, Chandana, Chandara, Chaniach, Chanice, Channach, Chantae, Chantale, Chantaye, Cinda, Cindal, Cindee, Cindie, Cynda, Cyndee, Cyndie, Dalmace, Danice, Dannyce (see Danielle), Janeece, Janice▼, Janiece, Jannice, Janyce, Lanice, Laniece, Nance, Nanice, Ranice, Vaniece and Vardice. These names tend to be less frequently used than Candace.