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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Candida
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Candida in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Candida:
Records indicate that 1,002 girls in the United States have been named Candida since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1971, when 221 people in the U.S. were given the name Candida. Those people are now 49 years old.
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Comments about the name Candida
Based on the comments submitted below
1 Positive Comment
"My name is Candida. Most people mispronounce it. The only people who get it right are people who are old enough to remember the song (1970, Dawn) or anyone in the Medical profession. From the latter I usually get a few giggles. Overall I enjoy having an unusual name." Sep. 14, 2006:
1 Negative Comment
"Candida is a fungal infection. No body in their right mind would name their child after vaginal thrush or any of the other infections caused by candida for that matter." Sep. 26, 2006:
3 Neutral Comments
"In Spanish, the name is pronounced with the accent on the first syllable, and it means honest, innocent, or ingenuous: C?ndida" Jul. 10, 2020:
"I get a lot of compliments but yes people in the medical profession know that it's also a fungus. But most people don't know that." May. 26, 2010:
"I think this is a beautiful name. However, no one could name their daughter this because it is a type of fungus! What a shame!" Jan. 25, 2009:
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