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Candelario meaning and name origin
Candelario \c(a)-ndela-rio, can-de-lario\ as a boy's name is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Candelario is "candles". Refers to the Catholic feast of Candlemas, February 2. The feast marks the day the Holy Family took the baby Jesus to be presented at the temple. It was customary to bless all the candles for the succeeding year on the day of this feast.
Candelario has 4 variant forms: Candelareo, Candelaro, Candelerio and Candelero.
Popularity of Candelario
Candelario is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7771 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
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