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What does Candus mean?

Candus Pronunciation of Candus [can-dus] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and Candus means "clarity, whiteness". Candus is a version of Candice (Latin): from "canditia".

Associated with: whiteness.


Candus has 21 variants: Candace, Candiace, Candias, Candiese, Candis, Candise, Candiss, Candyce, Candys, Candyse, Candyss, Kandice, Kandis, Kandise, Kandus, Kandyce, Kandyse, Kendice, Kendis, Khandace and Khandice.

4 more relations via Candice: Candes, Candide, Candist and Candita.

Creative forms:
(female) Candu, Cardus, ..

(male) Cancas, Cantus, ..

Middle name pairings:
Candus Scarlet (C.S.), ..

How popular is Candus?

Candus is a rare first name for females. Candus is also a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Candice (#1854 in recent rankings), Kandis, Kandice, Candis, Candace and Candyce are the popular varying forms of Candus (not ranked). Other variants, like Candyse, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Candus was widespread 35 years ago (adoption of 0.3%) and has become much diminished since, with forms like Candace going out of style. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Candus is pronounced similarly to Candas, Candase and Kandiss. Other recommended names are Agnus, Annus, Cacau, Caddy, Cade, Cadee, Cadey, Cadi, Cadie, Cady, Cadye, Caidie, Canada, Canda, Candee, Candela, Candi, Candia, Candida, Candido, Candie, Candra, Candy, Canna, Carden, Cardin, Cardon, Caress, Caris, Carlis, Carys, Cas, Cass, Chanda, Chandal, Chandel, Chandra, Chandy, Cinda, Cindal, Cindee, Cindel, Cindi, Cindia, Cindie, Cindl, Cindy, Cindyl, Cordis, Cynda, Cyndee, Cyndi, Cyndia, Cyndie, Cyndra, Cyndy, Venus and Wandis. These names tend to be more commonly used than Candus.

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