Kandy is often thought of as a nickname for Candance (or Kandance, Candice, Kandice, etc.), but between the 1950s and 1970s, it was a given name in its own right. The name has biblical origins, though this version of it feels very modern. However, it pairs well with classic middle names, like Charlotte or Rebecca. It also comes with a variety of alternative spellings.
Meaning of the name Kandy:
Latin: Pure, sincere
Origin of the name Kandy:
Kandy is derived from the name Candace, which is a Latin name that means “pure” or “sincere.” In the Bible, Candace was a name for Ethiopian queens.
Symbolism of the name Kandy:
Because of its meaning, new parents may associate Kandy with the name Candace from the Bible. They may see their daughter as a young queen. It could also be a way to honor your Ethiopian roots or passion for the culture. Of course, Kandy also makes you think of candy, so it could be a symbol of new parents' desires for their daughter to be sweet like sugar.
Style of the name Kandy:
Gender of the name Kandy:
Kandy is a girl's baby name.
Pronunciation of the name Kandy:
Number of syllables in the name Kandy:
Emotion evoked from the name Kandy:
The baby name Kandy evokes images of someone who is bubbly and who brightens up a room.
Alternative spellings for the name Kandy:
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Popularity of the name Kandy:
According to the Social Security Administration, Kandy was a top 1,000 baby name for girls between 1955 and 1974. It last ranked at number 988 in 1974. It was most popular in 1965.
Related names for the name Kandy:
Great middle names for Kandy and their meanings:
- Faith (faith)
- Charlotte (free man)
- Paige (page)
- Isabelle (pledged to God)
- Mackenzie (good-looking)
- Rebecca (tie, bind)
- Tessa (harvester)
- Rose (flower)
- Mikayla (who is like God)
Famous people with the name Kandy:
- Kandy Wong (singer and actor)
- Kandy Tamer (rugby player)
- Kandy Nehova (politician)
- Kandy Fong (creator of mash-up videos)
Kandys in popular culture: