Candy

Candy - A very unique female name



  Aug 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Candy appeared on the charts for the first time in 1941 on position #1643. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Candy and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Candy? 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 Candy. The baby girl name Candy was given to 42 baby girls in 2012, ranking #2169 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 33,649 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Candy peaked in popularity 50 years ago in 1969 on position 279.



Famous with this name

Candy Trabuco
John Candy
Candy Artmont


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Candy is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Candy is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #1,023 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #1,863.

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 Candy is where you live.


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Candy origin and meaning

Candy is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Candy, pop culture references for the name Candy and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Candy

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

Cynthia / Cindy / Cindi / Candi / Chanda / Cinthia / Cinda / Chante / Cyndi / Candida /

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
20122169
20111977
20101987
20091516
20081840
20071734
20061671
20051729
20041828
20031866
20021589
20011597
20001581
19991973
19981542
19971534
19961297
19951418
19941182
19931223
19921155
19911066
1990940
1989858
1988790
1987835
1986783
1985702
1984574
1983515
1982512
1981503
1980472
1979417
1978405
1977396
1976371
1975337
1974333
1973306
1972295
1971316
1970281
1969279
1968313
1967378
1966351
1965341
1964350
1963341
1962345
1961336
1960327
1959286
1958301
1957311
1956309
1955397
1954414
1953455
1952491
1951526
1950509
1949484
1948432
1947355
1946426
1945526
1944799
19431052
19421163
19411643

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California1023
Texas1863

Even more about Candy


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 Candy 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 Candy?

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.

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#
On chart
1969
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Candy
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 33,649
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1941
2012 births +42

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