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What does Caridade mean?

Caridade Pronunciation of Caridade [cari-dade] as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and the name Caridade means "dear, beloved". Caridade is an alternate form of Charity (Latin).


Caridade has 1 variant: Caridad.

1 more alternative form via Charity: Carita.

Creative forms:
(female) Caridale, Chridade, ..

(male) Caridace, Caridall, ..

Middle name pairings:
Caridade Ayesha (C.A.), ..

How popular is Caridade?

Caridade is an uncommon first name for women. Caridade is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Caridade (outside Top 2000) are Caridad and Charity (#1218 via latest list). Adoption of these forms of Caridade was at its most widespread during the years 1970-1979 and has become much less since, with the version Charity becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Batilde (see Bathilda), Cacia, Cacie, Cadye, Caidie, Caisee, Caisie, Caitie, Calida, Calinda, Camia, Camile, Camillie, Canada, Candace, Candase, Candide, Candido, Caprice, Caprina, Caraline, Caralyne, Caree, Cariana, Carie, Carileen (see Caroline), Carina, Carine, Carinna, Carinne, Carisa, Carisse, Caritta, Carla, Carlah, Carlethe, Carmia, Carmine, Carmita, Carola, Caroline, Carrisa, Caryle, Casadee, Casia, Casidee, Casidy, Cassidee, Catia, Catrice, Cerian, Ceridwen, Cerisse, Charice, Charidy, Charisse, Charitee (see Charity), Chrisanne, Cipriane, Claramae, Clarie, Clarinda, Clarine, Clarisse, Corie, Corina, Corinne, Corisande, Corita, Crissie (see Christina), Cypriane, Dariane, Karida, Mariane and Pleiade. These names tend to be more commonly used than Caridade.

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