The name Candace is widely used; it has 50 forms that are used in English and other languages. English forms of Candace include Cace, Canace, Candance, Candece, Candee, Candelle, Candes, Candiace, Candias, Candide, Candiese, Candise, Candiss, Candist, Candita, Candra, Candus, Candys, Candyse, Candyss, Dacia, Dicy, Kandee, Kandice, Kandie, Kandis, Kandise, Kandus, Kandy, and Kandyce. Other English forms include the shortening Canda, the familiar forms Caddy, Candi, Candie, Candy, Dacey, and Kandi, and the spelling variants Candas, Candice (also used in French), Candis, Candyce, and Kandace. A form of the name used in other languages is the Greek Kandake.
Variant forms inherit the origin and thus the meaning of the name Candace.
Candace is rare as a baby name for girls. At the modest peak of its usage in 1982, 0.157% of baby girls were given the name Candace. Its ranking then was #103. The baby name has since markedly fallen in popularity, and is currently of only infrequent use. Out of all girl names in its group, Candace was nonetheless the most commonly used in 2016.
Baby names that sound like Candace include Kandace, Candece, Candiss, Candyce, Candyse, Candyss, Kandice, Kandis, Kandiss, Kandyce, Kandyse, Kandyss, Khandice, Camunda, Candeah, Candia, Candiace, Candias, Candida, and Candita.
† Pronunciation for Candace: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)"