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Boy Name: Canice

Name: Canice
Pronunciation: \c(a)-ni-ce\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy
Meaning: handsome
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Gaines, Gains
Similar Names: Caddice, Caine, Callice, Canbie, Canute, Cayce, Cace, Chance, Lance, Rance, Vance, Yance

Description

Canice \c(a)-ni-ce\ as a boy's name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Canice is "handsome". From the Latin form, Canicius, of the Gaelic name Cainneach. Name of a number of early saints, one of whom is the sixth-century founder of the town of Kilkenny.

Baby names that sound like Canice are Gaines and Gains. Other similar baby names are Caddice, Caine, Callice, Canbie, Canute, Cayce, Cace, Chance, Lance, Rance, Vance and Yance.

Popularity

Canice 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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