Candace

Candace - A very unique female name



  Jun 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Candace, meaning white, pure, sincere, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1940 on position #1563. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Candace and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Candace? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Candace. The baby girl name Candace was given to 43 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2139 on the national girl baby name top chart.

Must Try: Find A Perfect Name Based On Your Last Name...

With that position 1 in 32,866 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Candace peaked in popularity 35 years ago in 1984 on position 101.



Famous with this name

Candace Cameron Bure
Candace McKinney
Candace Bailey


How would you rate Candace, 1-5?

Rating: 5/5 (3 people)


Candace is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Candace is currently topping the baby name charts in Virginia at position #911 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #2,576.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Candace is where you live.


Comment and discuss




Candace origin and meaning

Candace is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means white, pure, sincere. To see famous people named Candace, pop culture references for the name Candace and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Candace

We've found the following names that sound similar to Candace, sorted by popularity.

Candice / Candis / Candyce / Contessa / Candise / Candiss /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20122139
20111693
20101765
20091262
20081196
20071086
20061037
2005948
2004808
2003728
2002745
2001709
2000616
1999542
1998480
1997410
1996362
1995283
1994255
1993215
1992186
1991153
1990142
1989132
1988117
1987120
1986114
1985104
1984101
1983104
1982103
1981118
1980134
1979174
1978196
1977214
1976200
1975217
1974223
1973221
1972219
1971226
1970219
1969233
1968237
1967250
1966238
1965278
1964322
1963317
1962327
1961348
1960325
1959301
1958310
1957252
1956215
1955214
1954197
1953179
1952171
1951172
1950171
1949174
1948189
1947202
1946227
1945277
1944424
1943506
1942669
19411642
19401563

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Virginia911
Tennessee941
Pennsylvania1429
Florida1571
California2053
Texas2576

Even more about Candace


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Candace a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Candace?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

Recommended articles


#
On chart
1984
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Candace
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 32,866
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1940
2012 births +43

About Us

What's BabyNameScience.com? Our team of researchers have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years. From Mary (#1 in 1910) to Madison (#8 in 2012) - We have collected and organized names from over 290 million births to help you find the perfect name for your baby.

Try our free Smart Name Finder

Rather than random suggestions or alphabetically sorted lists we'll give you smart suggestions based on your input and preferences. Give it a try!

  Try Now