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Girl Names Starting with Can-

Can- baby names and what they mean, with 12 results. These girl names were at the top of their popularity 4 decades ago (usage of 0.3%) and are now significantly less conventional, with names like Candy becoming less trendy. Cano (top 1%) and Canez (11%) are familiar Can- last names.

Can- names

Canada - Cantara

Derived fr. Native American Indian. "Village, settlement." Popular as last name. Compare Canada (upper 2%) and popular -da surnames Cabada (upper 16%), Chavda (69%). See also Candi.

Candace and variantsCandace1, var. Canda, Candaice, Candance, Candas, Candase, Candee1, Candayce, Candelle, Candi1, Candice1, Candie1, Candiss1, Candis1, Candra1, Candy1, Candyce1
From Latin. "Clarity, whiteness." Rare, with usage of 0.004% for Candace and variants as children's names in 2015, less than 0.01% the previous year.

Candelaria and variantsCandelaria, var. Candela, Candelara, Candelarea, Candeloria
Stems fr. Spanish language. "Candle." Less common today. Candelaria was the variation last recorded (1930-1939) in the Top 2000.

Name of the town of Candia .. Compare surnames Cardia (top 84%), Candis (82%). See also Cintia.

Candice and variantsCandice2, var. Candace2, Candes, Candiace, Candias, Candide1, Candis2, Candiese, Candise, Candiss2, Candist, Candita, Candyce2, Candus, Candys, Candyse, Candyss
Based on Latin. "Clarity, whiteness." Candace, Candice, Candis and Candyce are more popular as birth names among these versions.

Candida and variantsCandida, var. Candi2, Candide2, Candido, Candie2, Candy2
Derived fr. Latin element. "White." Usage of Candy and variants was at a high 5 decades ago, but now, Candy has become less in vogue.

Kandace and variantsCandie3, Candy3
Forms of Kandace. Origin fr. Latin. "Clarity, whiteness." Candie and forms were favored as birth names in the 1970s, but now, Candy has fallen out of fashion.

From Latin word. "Glowing." Adoption of Candra soared during 1980-1989. See also Chandria.

Var. of Chandra. From Hindi, Sanskrit words. "Moon shining." Candra is common (top 100%) as a first name. See also Xandra.

Candy and variantsCandy4, var. Candee2, Candi3, Candie4
Based on English language. "Sweet." Candee (upper 26%) and Candy (14%) exist commonly as last names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Can- names: Candace, Candance, Candelaria, Candi, Candice

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Can- names: Candida, Candie, Candis, Candra, Candy, Candyce

Source fr. Latin word. "Reed." Canna, like the similar Cama, exists more usually as a last name. See also Carna.

Based on Arabic element. "Little bridge." Cantana and Catara are creative forms. See also Chantarai.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Can- names for girls.

1. Canada - Cantara
Canada, Candace [Candi, Candy, Candis, Candie, Candra, Candice, Candiss, Candyce, ..], Candelaria [Candela, Candelara, Candelarea, Candeloria], Candia, Candice [Candus, Candys, Candiss, Candist, Candita, Candyce, Candyse, Candyss, ..], Candida [Candi, Candy, Candie, Candido, Candide], Kandace [Candy, Candie], Candra, Chandra [Candra], Candy [Candi, Candee, Candie], Canna, Cantara

Usage comparison for Can- names