Candela Origin and Meaning

The name Candela is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "Candlemas".

Diminutive of Candelaria, a name derived from candle and given in honor of the festival of Candlemas, which marks the presentation of Christ in the temple and the purification of the Virgin Mother.

Candela Popularity

Famous People Named Candela

  • Candela Novembremodel, "It Girl"
  • Candela Vetranoargentinian actress

Candela in Pop Culture

  • Candelaleader of Team Valor in Pokémon Go
  • The candela is the base unit of luminous intensity in the International System of Units (SI)