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What does Kandace mean?

Kandace Pronunciation of Kandace as a girls' name is pronounced KAN-diss. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Kandace is "clarity, whiteness". Variant spelling of Candace. The name was the ancient title of queens of Ethiopia before the fourth century.


ASSOCIATED WITH whiteness, ancient (old), queens


VARIANTS Candie, Candy, Dacie, Kandee, Kandi, Kandice, Kandis, Kandiss, Kandy, Kandyce

RELATIONS VIA CANDACE Canda, Candaice, Candance, Candas, Candase, Candayce, Candee, Candice, Candyce



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How popular is Kandace?

Kandace is a very prominent first name for women (#2033 out of 4276, Top 48%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Kandace was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its apex rank of #754 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Kandace listed in the Top 2000 are Candace, Candance, Candice, Candie, Candy, Candyce, Kandi, Kandice, Kandis and Kandy. Other variants, like Candaice, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Kandace was at its highest 4 decades ago (MEDIAN #1051).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kandace, Candace, Candance, Candice, Candie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Candy, Candyce, Kandi, Kandice, Kandis, Kandy in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Kandace and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Kandace is pronounced similarly to Candiace, Candise, Candyse, Kandise, Kandus, Kandyse, Kendice, Khandace and Khandice. Other recommended sound-alike names are Brandace, Brandice, Brandyce, Cadance, Dalmace, Danice, Dannyce (see Danielle), Janeece, Janice, Janiece, Jannice, Janyce, Kace, Kade, Kadee, Kadence, Kadie, Kaedee, Kaidee, Kalae, Kanani, Kanara, Kandie, Kandra, Kaprice, Katrice, Kayce, Kayde, Kaydee, Kaydence, Kenda, Kendahl, Kendal, Kendall, Kendrie, Kindall, Kyndal, Kyndall, Lanice, Laniece, Nance, Nanice, Ranice, Vaniece and Vardice. These names tend to be less frequently used than Kandace.