[ 2 syll. can-dy, ca-ndy ] The baby girl name Candy is pronounced as KAENDiy- †. Candy is mainly used in English. Its language of origin is African-Ethiopia, Latin, and English. English origin: Its meaning is derived literally from the ordinary word 'candy'. It represents the transferred use of the vocabulary word as a given name.
Candy is also a diminutive of the English, German, and Italian name Candida in the English language.
Candy is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1969, 0.057% of baby girls were named Candy. It had a ranking of #279 then. The baby name has seen a substantial fall in frequency since then, and is today of irregular use. Within all girl names in its family, Candy was nevertheless the most widely used in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Candy include Candea, Candee, Candi, Candie, Kandea, Kandee, Kandi, Kandie, Kandy, Khandi, Candey, Candide, Chanit, Chenda, Condi, Kaandi, Kandey, Kanta, Kantea, and Kantee.
† Pronunciation for Candy: K as in "key (K.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"