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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 girl names Candida and Kandace.

Candy is also pronounced similarly to Canda and Candia. Other suggested similar baby names are Caddy, Cady, Canada, Candys, Chanda, Chandy, Cinda, Cindi, Cindy, Cynda, Cyndi, Cyndy, Jandy, Mandy, Randy, Sandy, Tandy, Wandy and Zandy.


Candy is a very popular first name for females (#575 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#21687 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Candy name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Candy with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

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

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