Gender Feminine
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. kan-deh-LA-rya
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Meaning & History

Means "Candlemas" in Spanish, ultimately derived from Spanish candela "candle". This name is given in honour of the church festival of Candlemas, which commemorates the presentation of Christ in the temple and the purification of the Virgin Mary.

Related Names

DiminutivesCande, Candela, Candelas
Masculine FormsCandelario, Cande
User SubmissionCandelària

Popularity

People think this name is

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Name Days

Spain: February 2

Images

Presentation of Christ at the Temple by Hans Holbein the Elder (1501)Presentation of Christ at the Temple by Hans Holbein the Elder (1501)

Categories

Entry updated February 28, 2019