Candice

Pronunciation: ka-hnde-e-ke-h
Origin: Italy
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Europe

Candice is a girl's name with a Latin origin, primarily derived from the Latin term "candidus," which means "bright" or "shining". The name is a variant of Candace, which is associated with "clarity" or "pure". Candice also has connotations of "sparkling," "pure," and "shining" in various contexts, such as Greek and English baby names. The name has a rich history, dating back to ancient times when it was used to refer to the queen or queen mother of the African Kingdom of Kush. The origin of the name Candice can be traced back to the Greek or Meroitic term "Kandake" or "kdke". Candice has multiple transliterations, including Candis, Candyce, Candyse, Kandace, and Kandice, which further adds to the versatility of this unique name. As a given name, Candice may appeal to both religious and secular families due to its regal charm, old-world glamor, and connections to powerful female rulers in history.

Candice Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Candice is currently #374 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Candice is currently #198 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Candice is currently #371 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Candice is currently #198 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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