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What does Kandi mean?

Kandi Pronunciation of Kandi [kan-di] as a name for girls is an English and Latin name, and the name Kandi means "sweet; clarity, whiteness". Kandi is an alternate form of Candy (English): from the French word "sucre candi". Kandi is also a variant of Kandace (Latin).

Associated with: sweet (beautiful), whiteness.


Kandi has 8 variants: Candee, Candi, Candie, Kaandi, Kandee, Kandie, Kandy and Khandi.

4 more related forms via Candy, Kandace: Kandice, Kandis, Kandiss and Kandyce.

Creative forms:
(female) Kaidi, Kanid, ..

(male) Kanni, Kanri, ..

Middle name pairings:
Kandi Kinleigh (K.K.), ..

How popular is Kandi?

Kandi is a very prominent first name for females (#1699 out of 4276, Top 40%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Kandi was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #859 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Candi, Candie, Candy, Kandace, Kandice, Kandis and Kandy are the popular varying forms of Kandi appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Kandiss, are uncommon. These relations of Kandi reached the top of their popularity 45 years ago (usage of 0.1%), but now, the form Candy has become less stylish.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kandi, Candi, Candie, Candy, Kandace in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kandice, Kandis, Kandy in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Kandi is alike in pronunciation to Canda, Candia and Kenda. Other recommended names are Amandi, Andi, Brandi, Cadi, Cindi, Cyndi, Kaci, Kade, Kadi, Kadia, Kadie, Kady, Kaeli, Kahli, Kai, Kaili, Kalei, Kali, Kalindi, Kalli, Kami, Kammi, Kanani, Kandise, Kandra, Kandus, Kani, Kapri, Kari, Karli, Karri, Kasci, Kasi, Kassi, Kathi, Kati, Kayci, Kayde, Kaydi, Kayli, Kaysi, Kendis, Kendri, Keni, Kiani, Kianni, Kodi, Lindi, Lyndi, Mandi, Mindi, Randi, Rondi, Sandi, Sanndi (see Sandy), Shandi, Sindi, Syndi and Wendi. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kandi.

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