Name: Candida

Origin and Meaning of the Name Candida

  • Meaning:
    Snowwhite; spotless
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (kan DEE dah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Candida

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    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the Latin feminine adjective 'candida' meaning "white, pure".

    Name of an Italian saint from the first century A.D. George Bernard Shaw used the name for a heroine in his work.

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