Meaning and name origin
Kandy \k(a)-ndy, kan-dy\ as a girl's name is of Latin and English origin, and the meaning of Kandy is "clarity, whiteness; sweet". Kandy is a variant of Candace (Latin): also possibly derived from a Nubian word meaning "queen mother". Also a variant of Candy (English): from the French word "sucre candi", meaning "candied sugar", which is from Arabic "qandi", which is of Indian origin. Kandy is also used as a variant of Kandace.
Kandy is a very popular first name for females (#1847 out of 4276, Top 43%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Kandy for girls. Kandy reached its highest rank of #898 in the U.S. in 1960-1969. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Kandy and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Kandi, Kandy, Kandace, Candy, Candi and Candace. (2014 statistics).