Candelaria - Meaning of Candelaria

What does Candelaria mean?

[ 5 syll. can-de-la-ria, ca-ndelar-ia ] The baby girl name Candelaria is pronounced as KaeNDey-LAA-Riy-ah †. Candelaria's origin, as well as its use, is in the Spanish language. A biblical name, it is from the words 'candeleria' which means Candlemas ; 'candela' candle. The first name is from the Spanish name for the feast of Candlemas on 2 February, which commemorates an early episode in the life of Christ known as the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple and the Purification of the Virgin Mary. The holiday name is derived from the Spanish for 'candle'.

The name Candelária (Portuguese) is a variation of Candelaria.

The shortenings Cande (Spanish), Candela (Spanish), and Candelas (Spanish) are other variations of the name.

See also the related categories, mary, life, jesus, biblical, virgin (pure), candle, and spanish.

Candelaria is not popular as a baby girl name. It is not listed within the top 1000.

† English pronunciation for Candelaria: 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)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)"

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