Candida
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Given Name CANDIDA
GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: KAN-di-də (English)   [details]
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).
Categories
colors, saints, song titles, theatre, white
Related Names
MASCULINE FORM: Candidus (Late Roman)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Candide (French), Cândida (Portuguese), Cándida (Spanish)
SAME SPELLING: Cándida, Cândida
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