Candida Origin and Meaning

The name Candida is girl's name of Latin origin meaning "white".
Attractive ancient name borne by several saints but sullied by association with yeast infection.

20 Names Similar to Candida

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Famous People Named Candida

  • Saint Candida the ElderNeapolitan saint
  • Maria Candida of the Eucharistbeatified Carmelite nun
  • Candida BalfourEnglish journalist and blogger, niece to the Duke of Norfolk
  • Candida Branca FlorPortuguese entertainer and traditional singer
  • Candida CaveEnglish artist and writer
  • Candida DoyleIrish keyboard player and singer with band Pulp
  • Candida HöferGerman photographer
  • Candida Lycett GreenBritish author
  • Candida MossEnglish academic and writer
  • Candida RoyalleAmerican pornographic producer,director
  • Candida ThompsonEnglish violinist
  • Candida TobinEnglish author of a music education system

Candida in Pop Culture

  • Candida albicansyeast/mold responsible for yeast infections
  • "Candida" play George Bernard Shaw, produced in 1897
  • Candidacharacter on Disney TV sitcom "Phil of the Future"
  • "Candida"Song by Tony Orlando and Dawn