This name derives from Latin root “candēre > candĭdus > candĭda,” meaning “white, very white, innocent, pure, shine.” The meaning is associated with the color white in the Christian tradition and can also be associated with ideas such as purity, salvation, and goodness. 1) Cándida María de Jesús (1845–1912), was a Spanish Religious Sister and educator. She founded the Spanish Congregation of the Daughters of Jesus on 8 December 1871 in Salamanca, Spain. 2) Saint Candidus († 287 AD) was, according to legend, a commander of the Theban Legion. The Church of St Candida and Holy Cross is an Anglican church in Whitchurch Canonicorum, Dorset, England.
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Popularity & Ranking
United States Ranking #5679
Namedoctor Weekly Ranking #9165
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New Age Curiosities
Numerological Values: #5
If the chosen name for your baby has a number value of 5, it suggests brilliance, enthusiasm, energy and versatility. These individuals are believed to be adventurous and love their freedom. They like challenges and get bored with routine. They often need several activities to keep their active mind occupied.
Chakra Number: #5 Throat Chakra "Vishuddha"
The throat chakra is the fifth chakra and its color is blue. It is one the three primary colors. The main energy of blue is communication and it is the color used to soothe the soul. Explore this Divine color in depth, learn what it means and what it represents.
Color meaning: Blue
The color blue is one of trust, honesty and loyalty. It is sincere, reserved and quiet, and doesn't like to make a fuss or draw attention. Blue hates confrontation, and likes to do things in its own way. From a color psychology perspective, blue is reliable and responsible. This color exhibits an inner security and confidence. You can rely on it to take control and do the right thing in difficult times. It has a need for order and direction in its life, including its living and work spaces.
Notable People and Personalities
Candido Augusto Vecchi, Italian Historian, Patriot And Military
Candido Beretta, Italian Footballer
Candido Cannavò, Italian Journalist
Candido De Angelis, Italian Entrepreneur And Politician