Candace (kan-dis) is a feminine name that is used in the English, Biblical, and Biblical Latin languages.

Meaning and HistoryEdit

Candace is derived from the hereditary title of the queens of Ethiopia, as mentioned in Acts in the New Testament. It is apparently derived from the Cushitic kdke meaning "queen mother".

It was used as a given name by the Puritans after the Protestant Reformation.

Related NamesEdit

Variants: Candice, Candis, Candyce, Kandace, Kandice, Kandis, Kandyce

Diminutives: Candy, Candee, Candi, Candie, Kandy, Kandee, Kandi, Kandie