GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: KAN-di-də (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
Late Latin name derived from candidus meaning "white". This was the name of several early saints, including a woman supposedly healed by Saint Peter. As an English name, it came into use after George Bernard Shaw's play 'Candida' (1898).
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Cándida (Spanish)
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