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Candy meaning and name origin
Candy \c(a)-ndy, can-dy\ as a girl's name is pronounced KAN-dee. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Candy is "sweet". From the French word "sucre candi", meaning "candied sugar", which is from Arabic "qandi", which is of Indian origin. Also short form of Candace and Candice.Candy has 8 variant forms: Candee, Candi, Candie, Kaandi, Kandi, Kandie, Kandy and Khandi.
For more information, see also related names Candida and Kandace. Baby names that sound like Candy are Canda, Canada and Candia.
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Popularity of Candy
Candy is a very popular first name for women (#575 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#21687 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).
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