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Candace name image The name Candace is of Greek origin, and means royal title used by Ethiopian queens.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Candace has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Candace
Use of the Name Candace for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years50 Years25 Years10 Years5 Years2 Years1 Year
81,83466,64538,3805,0641,721637298
The table below indicates the number of times the name Candace has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Candace first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1882, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Candace
 Used as a Girl NameUsed as a Boy Name
YearRankCountRankCount
18826858  
1883    
18848667  
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189485913  
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1942660129  
1943484232  
1944409308  
1945274632  
19462271,001  
19472041,314  
19481901,440  
19491741,588  
19501721,646  
19511731,733  
19521721,832  
19531801,749  
19541971,557  
19552141,413  
19562161,400  
19572521,152  
1958316847  
1959303910  
1960325841  
1961349740  
1962328806  
1963320860  
1964327837  
1965278971  
19662391,223  
19672501,119  
19682371,177  
19692341,298  
19702181,428  
19712261,309  
19722231,254  
19732231,134  
19742231,155  
19752211,122  
19762011,208  
19772171,139  
19781961,328  
19791731,594  
19801342,184  
19811182,577  
19821032,849  
19831042,692  
19841012,664  
19851042,699  
19861142,464  
19871202,331  
19881172,416  
19891312,271  
19901422,160  
19911531,937  
19921851,663  
19932151,307  
19942531,102  
1995286968  
1996362758  
1997418624  
1998481533  
1999548460  
2000600420  
2001722336  
2002738328  
2003746339  
2004823298  
Totals:  81,834 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Candace as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Candace appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 66 times during the last 125 years.


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