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What does Candia mean?

Candia Pronunciation of Candia as a girls' name. Name of the town of Candia, now Heraklion in Crete. The name was supposedly used in the Barrow and Quaker families, and established by the late 18th century. A prominent bearer was Candia Barrow, the wife of John Cadbury, founder of the chocolate company.


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How popular is Candia?

Candia is an unusual first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#18263 out of 150436, Top 12%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Candia has yet to be recorded in the Top 2000 thus far. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Candia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Candia outside U.S.

Similar Names

Candia is alike in pronunciation to Canda, Candee, Candi, Candie, Candy, Chonda, Kaandi, Kandee, Kandi, Kandie, Kandy, Kenda and Khandi. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Cacia, Cadi, Cadie, Canada, Candas, Candiace, Candido, Candis, Candise, Candiss, Candra, Candus, Canna, Cardin, Casia, Cassia, Catia, Caylia, Chandra, Chandria, Chanta, Cinda, Cindi, Cindie, Cinthia, Clodia, Cynda, Cyndee, Cyndi, Cyndia, Cyndy, Cyntha, Cyntia, Fadia, Fannia, Hadia, Hania, India, Kandra, Manda, Mandie, Mandisa, Nadia, Nanda, Nania, Pania, Randa, Rania, Sadia, Sancia, Sandi, Sandie, Sanzia, Tania, Tanzia, Vanda, Vardia, Wanda, Wandie, Wandis, Zanda and Zandra. These names tend to be more commonly used than Candia.