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What does Kandy mean?

Kandy /kan-dy/ as a name for girls. Kandy's name origins are Latin and English, and the name Kandy means "clarity, whiteness; sweet". Kandy is an alternate spelling of Candace (Latin). Kandy is also a variant of Candy (English). Kandy is also used as a form of Kandace (Latin).

Associated with: whiteness, sweet (beautiful)


Kandy has 9 variants: Canda, Candee, Candi, Candie, Kaandi, Kandee, Kandi, Kandie and Khandi.

Kandy has 11 more relations via Candace, Candy, Kandace: Caddy, Candas, Candis, Candra, Candyce, Dacey, Dacy, Kandice, Kandis, Kandiss and Kandyce.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Kanet, Kindy, ..

(male) Kanid, Kanly, ..

How popular is Kandy?

Kandy is a very prominent first name for females (#1847 out of 4276, Top 43%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Kandy for girls. Kandy entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its apex rank of #793 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Kandy and corresponding names. Candace (#1716 in recent rankings), Kandi, Kandice, Kandis, Kandace, Candy, Candi, Candie, Candis, Candra and Candyce are the prominent varying forms of Kandy listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Kandy was at its apex 3 decades ago (usage of 0.2%) and has become much less since, with versions such as Candy becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kandy, Candace, Candi, Candie, Candis in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Candra, Candy, Candyce, Kandace, Kandi in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names


Kandy is alike in pronunciation to Candia and Kenda. Other suggested similar names are Amandy, Andy, Bindy, Brandy, Cady, Chandy, Cindy, Cyndy, Jady, Jandy, Kacey, Kacy, Kade, Kadi, Kady, Kaity, Kaley, Kally, Kaly, Kandra, Kandus, Kandyse, Kani, Karly, Karry, Kary, Kasey, Kasidy, Kassy, Kasy, Katey, Kathy, Katy, Kay, Kayde, Kaydi, Kaysy, Kendyl, Kenzy, Kody, Konny, Lady, Laidy, Lindy, Lundy, Lyndy, Maddy, Mady, Mandy, Mindy, Nady, Randy, Sandy, Shandy, Sindy, Syndy, Tandy, Thandy, Wandy, Wendy, Windy and Zandy. These names tend to be less commonly used than Kandy.