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Girl Name: Candide

Name: Candide
Pronunciation: \c(a)-ndi-de, can-dide\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Candide's also a boy name)
Meaning: clarity, whiteness
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Candido, Candita
Similar Names: Candie, Candise


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

The baby name Candide sounds like Candido and Candita. Other similar baby names are Candie and Candise.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Candide.


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

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