Meaning and name origin
Candia \c(a)-ndia, can-dia\ as a girl's name. Name of the town of Candia, now Heraklion in Crete. The name was supposedly used in the Barrow and Quaker families, and established by the late 18th century. A prominent bearer was Candia Barrow, the wife of John Cadbury, founder of the chocolate company.
Candia is not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#26740 out of 88799, Top 30%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Candia for girls. Candia has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).
Candia is also pronounced similarly to Canda, Candee, Candi▼, Candie, Candy▼, Kandi and Kandie. Other suggested similar baby names are Canada, Candias, Candida▼, Candis, Candita, Candra, Chanda▼, Cinda▼, Cindi▼, Cindia, Cindie, Cintia, Cynda, Cyndi, Cyndia, Cyndie and Cyntia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Candia.