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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).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Candia name in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.