The name Candace is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "white, pure, sincere". Candace and is often added to lists like Bible Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Totally, Kinda, or No Way?".
From the experts:
Candace, an ancient title of a dynasty of Ethiopian queens mentioned in the New Testament, is associated both with actress Candice Bergen and Sex and the City writer Candace Bushnell. Both spellings were most popular in the 1980s, but are rarely used for babies today, perhaps due to the sticky sweetness of nickname Candy.
William Faulkner used the name Candace, shortened to Caddy, as a main character in his 1929 novel The Sound and the Fury.