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What does Candi mean?

Candi Pronunciation of Candi [can-di] as a girls' name is of Latin and English derivation, and the meaning of the name Candi is "clarity, whiteness; sweet". Candi is a version of Candace (Latin). Candi is also a variation of Candida (Latin): from "candidus". Candi is also used as a derivative of Candy (English).

Associated with: whiteness, sweet (beautiful).


Candi has 8 variants: Canda, Candee, Candie, Kaandi, Kandi, Kandie, Kandy and Khandi.

13 more related forms via Candace, Candida, Candy: Caddy, Candaice, Candas, Candase, Candice, Candide, Candido, Candis, Candiss, Candra, Candyce, Kandice and Kandiss.

Creative forms:
(female) Candil, Cansi, ..

(male) Cancy, Canto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Candi Britney (C.B.), ..

How popular is Candi?

Candi is a very prominent first name for females (#1334 out of 4276, Top 31%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Candi entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest rank of #736 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Candice (#1854 the previous year), Candyce, Kandi, Kandice, Candy, Kandy, Candis, Candida, Candie, Candace and Candra are the popular variation forms of Candi. Adoption of these forms of Candi was at its highest 4 decades ago (usage of 0.4%) and has become much lower since, with versions such as Candice falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Candi, Candace, Candice, Candida, Candie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Candis, Candra, Candy, Candyce, Kandi in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kandice, Kandy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Candi is pronounced similarly to Candia, Chonda, Kandee and Kenda. Other suggested similar names are Amandi, Andi, Brandi, Caci, Cade, Cadi, Cadie, Cady, Cai, Caidie, Caisi, Caiti, Cali, Calli, Cami, Cammi, Canada, Candes, Candias, Candise, Candist (see Candice), Candita, Candus, Candys, Canna, Capri, Cardin, Cari, Carli, Carmi, Carri, Casi, Cassi, Cathi, Cati, Cayci (see Casey), Caysi, Cazzi, Chanda, Chandy, Chani, Cinda, Cindi, Cindia, Cindie, Cindl, Cindy, Codi, Conni, Cordi, Cynda, Cyndi, Cyndia, Cyndie, Cyndy, Kadi, Kaydi, Lindi, Lyndi, Mandi, Mindi, Randi, Rondi, Sandi, Sanndi (see Sandy), Shandi, Sindi, Syndi and Wendi. These names tend to be less commonly used than Candi.

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