Meaning and name origin
Candelaria \c(a)-ndela-ria, can-de-laria\ as a girl's name is pronounced kahn-de-LAH-ryah. It is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Candelaria is "candle". Relates to the Feast of Candlemass, on February 2, commemorating Christ's presentation at the Temple.
Candelaria is a very popular first name for females (#1543 out of 4276, Top 36%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4099 out of 88799, Top 5%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Candelaria for girls. Candelaria has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).