What does Candido mean?
Candido \c(a)-ndi-do, can-dido\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Candido) is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Candido is "white, pure". Volitaire's famous novel "Candide" makes fun of the theory that "all is for the best in the best of all possible worlds". The term "candid" has come to mean "frank, without guile".
Candido is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#20512 out of 150436, Top 14%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Candido for boys. Candido was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its highest rank of #719 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)