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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).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Candelario compared with its variant forms and related boy baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Candelario only.

Popularity of name Candelario
Popularity of Candelario