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What does Caridad mean?

Caridad Pronunciation of Caridad [cari-dad] as a name for girls is a Latin name, and the name Caridad means "dear, beloved". Caridad is a version of Charity (Latin).


Caridad has 1 variant: Caridade.

6 more alternative forms via Charity: Carissa, Carita, Charidy, Charita, Chariza and Karita.

Creative forms:
(female) Cardad, Ciridad, ..

(male) Carica, Cariden, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caridad Yesenia (C.Y.), ..

How popular is Caridad?

Caridad is a very prominent first name for females (#1257 out of 4276, Top 29%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#67113 out of 150436, Top 45%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Caridad was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top position of #1937 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caridad name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Caridad rated in the Top 2000 are Charity (#1218 last year) and Carissa (#1412). Adoption of these relations of Caridad was common among parents 23 years ago (average #913) and has become much lower since, with versions such as Charity becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Caridad, Carissa, Charity in U.S.

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