Meaning and Name Origin
Candelaria \c(a)-ndela-ria, can-de-laria\ as a girls' 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 women (#1543 out of 4276, Top 36%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#4099 out of 88799, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Candelaria for girls. Candelaria has yet to be recorded in the Top 1000 so far. (2014 Birth Statistics)