Meaning and name origin
Candido \c(a)-ndi-do, can-dido\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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 not a popular first name for males but a somewhat popular surname or last name for all people (#65159 out of 88799, Top 73%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Candido for boys (2014 statistics).