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What does Caranda mean?

Caranda Pronunciation of Caranda [caran-da] as a girls' name means "beloved; friend". Caranda is an alternate form of Cara (Latin, Irish, Gaelic).


12 related forms via Cara: Caragh, Carah, Caralea, Caralee, Caralia, Caralie, Caralin, Caralyn, Caretta, Carina, Carine and Karina.

Creative forms:
(female) Caranca, Charanda, ..

(male) Carandio, Caranto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caranda Waverly (C.W.), ..

How popular is Caranda?

Caranda is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Caranda is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Caranda (not ranked) are Karina (#462 the previous year), Cara (#727) and Carina (#1067). Other forms, like Carah, are uncommon. These forms of Caranda were favored as baby names in 1996 (adoption of 0.27%) and are now significantly less popular (adoption 0.06%, 76.7%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Cara, Carina, Karina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Caranda is alike in pronunciation to Corinda, Correnda, Corrinda and Korenda. Other recommended names are Barinda, Branda, Calandra, Calinda, Calynda, Canada, Canda, Carena, Carenna, Cariana, Carinna, Carlana, Carlinda, Carlonda, Carmania, Carmanya, Carmita, Carmyta, Carna, Carynna, Casandra, Chanda, Clarinda, Darinda, Haralda, Laranca (see Laura), Larinda, Laronda, Lawanda, Maranda, Marianda, Marinda, Meranda, Miranda, Myranda and Zarinda. These names tend to be more commonly used than Caranda.

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