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Boy Name: Candide

Name: Candide
Pronunciation: \c(a)-ndi-de, can-dide\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Candide's also a girl name)
Meaning: white, pure
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Candidio
Similar Names: Canute, Conrade, Canady


Candide \c(a)-ndi-de, can-dide\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Candide), is a variant of Candido (Latin), and the meaning of Candide is "white, pure".

The baby name Candide sounds like Candidio. Other similar baby names are Canute, Conrade and Canady.


Candide is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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