Candace name meaning

Candace means pure and it is of Latin origin. Candace was first adopted by English speakers from the 17th century.

In literature, the name has appeared in Bill Faulkner's novel "The Sound as well as the Fury" in 1929. The name Candace also means trusted and glowing. It has many variations. Candace is a rare name for girls. At it's peak it was popular in 1982 at this time 0.157% of baby girls were called Candace.

The ranking since then has been ranking at #103. It's stated that numbers hold the key to our innermost personality. Each letter inside your Christian name has a number equivalent. Everything in life, can be reduced to a number, and each number has a meaning. In numerology, this meaning is converted into a useful tool for understanding our inner most secrets. Read on to learn what Candace means in spiritual terms.

What does the name Candace mean?

  • Origin: Greek
  • Quick Meaning: Glowing
  • Number of letters: 7, Those 7 letters total to 22
  • Gender: Girl
  • Latin: Female Shining.
  • Hebrew: Female
  • Famous bearer: American actress Candice Bergen.
  • English: Female Candace was an ancient hereditary title used by Ethiopian queens.

What is the biblical name of Candace?

Biblically Candace means a queen. If we look at the New Testament it has references to the Greek spelling of the name Candace, also spelt Candice. This is spelt Kavoakn. It is about being a queen. Candace's were basically queens of Kush who ruled in the city of Metre which was around 284 BC. This is now in our modern world Sudan. So we associate Candace with the royal women. The queens that made up this time were mentioned in the bible when Philip, the apostle meets Candace and this is outlined in Acts: 8:27-39.

What is the quick meaning of the name Candace?

  • Variants are Candice, Caddy, Cannie, Candice and Candy
  • Being the queen in life. 
  • You are a strong female with influence.
  • The name Candice and Candace was popular in 1970s and 1980s.
  • Spiritually the numerology of the name is a number 22 - meaning greatness.

Are you thinking of Candace as your baby's name?

There are varying factors that influence what we call our children, including social factors like the names of our relatives or how our friends or family name their children, as well as cultural sources like actresses, actors, books, and television. The popularity of Candace has declined over the years. This baby name due to the fact that it has two-letter a’s signifies the transformation of potential into action. If you choose this as a baby name it means using knowledge and intellect to transform ideas into actions, and you will have a spiritually focused baby. 

What is the numerology meaning of the name Candace?

I have carried out much research into the name Candace from a spiritual perspective. Candace from a numerological perspective has an expression number of 22 and a soul number as follows:

C =3  A =1  N= 5 D= A= 1 C= 3 E=5

C stands for Civilized. You are a person who respects others.
A is for Attitude. You have a great attitude to life.
N stands for Neutral, in conflict you like to stay impartial.
D stands for Delicate. Your heart can be broken if someone pushes you.
A again shows your great attitude
C stands for Civilized.
E stands for Enlighten - it can mean you are quite spiritual.

This means your growth number is 22, which means you have a great vision in life. Candace has 7 letters and 3 vowels and 4 consonants. This can indicate, that being a 22 Candace is lively and have a great sense of humour. They make great comedians. To make my interpretation more focused on the zodiac number is most similar to the Gemini personality. Candace will always be just as young and flirtatious as a teenager. As children, the two-year-old can be a talker who is constantly on the phone. Are there any negative traits to being a growth number 22?

Candace is usually slow to make decisions. The goal for life is balanced and this is associated with the number 22. Anyone with this number is likely to benefit from meditation. Candace starting with the letter C can mean they are a number 3. And, those that have the 3 (due to this being the number associated with the start of the name) indicates they will strive to achieve balance. Threes are able to bounce back from setbacks in life and deal with them quickly. They are well-mannered and sensitive to the feelings of others. Candace named people are loyal and will not let go of others. For example, after a breakup, 3s are upset if their answering machine doesn't have a message. They are lucky and have many financial ups, and downs, but are mentally and physically well-adjusted.

In terms of appearance, their skin is often lighter and their mouths are more expressive. A healthy person 3, is happy, energetic, optimistic, romantic and upbeat. They are creative, happy, and spiritual. I do hope this means something to you.

Positive traits

  • Candace can be a great listener to others. 
  • Happy go lucky!
  • Good looking
  • Good leadership qualities

Negative traits

  • Worries too much
  • Can upset people
  • Insensitive
  • Unduly optimistic

By Florance Saul
Sep 20, 2012