What does Candido mean?
Candido [can-di-do] 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 has 2 variants: Candide and Candidio.Creative forms:
(male) Cardido, Chandido, ..
(female) Candidra, Candira, .. Middle name pairings:
Candido Reginald (C.R.), ..
How popular is Candido?
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 statistics of Candido for boys. Candido reached its highest rank of #1519 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Caddice, Caddis, Caddiss, Cadmo (see Cadmus), Caide, Caidin, Caidon, Caio, Cairo▲, Calvino, Camdin, Camilo▲, Canady, Canbie, Canice, Canning, Cardin, Carlito, Carmino, Cassidy, Cassio, Caydin, Claudino, Claudio, Clodito (see Claude), Conrado, Lando, Nando, Perdido and Sandino. These names tend to be more frequently used than Candido.See names in meaning and etymology.