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The name Candy is of English origin, and is a diminutive form of Candace.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Candy 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 Candy
Use of the Name Candy for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
25,244 21,736 3,223 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Candy has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Candy first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1943, which is the first year shown on the table.  Candy last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1990, the last 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 Candy
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
194390773  
194480091  
1945517198  
1946418335  
1947352516  
1948414364  
1949472290  
1950489273  
1951520254  
1952486301  
1953443377  
1954415436  
1955395495  
1956306841  
1957312869  
1958303883  
1959286986  
1960327829  
1961336782  
1962347750  
1963342765  
1964353716  
1965340711  
1966354655  
1967376582  
1968316756  
19692791,012  
19702811,044  
1971318833  
1972294856  
1973311748  
1974333661  
1975340648  
1976371557  
1977395529  
1978410503  
1979417502  
1980480438  
1981505397  
1982516388  
1983521365  
1984573320  
1985715240  
1986784215  
1987797219  
1988814224  
1989849219  
1990949198  
Totals:  25,244 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Candy 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 Candy appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 48 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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