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What does Candes mean?

Candes Pronunciation of Candes [can-des] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the name Candes means "clarity, whiteness". Candes is an alternate spelling of Candice (Latin): from "canditia".

Associated with: whiteness.


19 relations via Candice: Candace, Candias, Candide, Candiese, Candis, Candise, Candiss, Candist, Candita, Candus, Candyce, Candys, Candyse, Candyss, Kandis, Kandise, Kandus, Kandyse and Kendis.

Creative forms:
(female) Cades, Condes, ..

(male) Canmus, Canpen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Candes Kailani (C.K.), ..

How popular is Candes?

Candes is a rare given name for women. Candes is a rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Candes (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Candice (#1854 from recent data), Kandis, Candyce, Candis and Candace. Other forms, like Candise, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Candes was common among parents 35 years ago (usage of 0.3%) and is now much lower, with forms like Candice becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Candace, Candice, Candis, Candyce, Kandis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Candes and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Cade, Cadee, Cadey, Canda, Candas, Candase, Candee, Candela, Candi, Candia, Candie, Candra, Candy, Carden, Chandel, Chantez, Cindee, Cindel, Cyndee, Jances, Kandee, Mandee, Randee, Sande, Sandee, Tandee and Wandis. These names tend to be more frequently used than Candes.

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