Meaning and Name Origin
Candia \c(a)-ndia, can-dia\ as a girls' 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 an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#26740 out of 88799, Top 30%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Candia for girls. Candia has yet to be recorded in the Top 1000 thus far. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Candia is alike in pronunciation 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.