What does Kandace mean?
Kandace [kan-da-ce] as a girls' name is pronounced KAN-diss. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Kandace is "clarity, whiteness". Variant spelling of Candace. The name was the ancient title of queens of Ethiopia before the fourth century.
(female) Kadace, Kandane, ..
(male) Kandacer, Kandaney, ..
How popular is Kandace?
Kandace is a very prominent first name for women (#2033 out of 4276, Top 48%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name history of Kandace for girls. Kandace was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #754 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
Prominent alternative forms of Kandace listed in the Top 2000 are Candice (#1622 in recent rankings), Candace (#1716), Kandice, Kandis, Kandi, Kandy, Candyce, Candance, Candie and Candy. Other variants, like Candaice, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Kandace was at its highest 3 decades ago (median #1051) and has become significantly lower since (#1939, down 97%).
Kandace is pronounced similarly to Candiace, Candise, Candyse, Kandise, Kandus, Kandyse, Kendice, Khandace and Khandice. Other recommended names are Brandace, Brandice, Brandyce, Cadance, Dalmace, Danice, Dannyce (see Danielle), Janeece, Janice▼, Janiece, Jannice, Janyce, Kace, Kade, Kadee, Kadence, Kadie, Kaedee, Kaidee, Kalae, Kanani, Kanara, Kandie, Kandra, Kaprice, Katrice, Kayce, Kayde, Kaydee, Kaydence▲, Kenda, Kendahl, Kendal, Kendall▲, Kendrie, Kindall, Kyndal, Kyndall▲, Lanice, Laniece, Nance, Nanice, Ranice, Vaniece and Vardice. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kandace.