Meaning and Origin of: Candy

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First name origins & meanings:

  • Latin : Bright; glowing white
  • Sanskrit : Of the moon
  • Hindi : Goddess Devi, foe of evil
  • Greek : Charming; glowing

Last name origin & meaning:

  • English : unexplained.
  • There was a family of this name in Roussillon, France, descended from a partisan of James II named Kennedy, who was exiled in France in the 17th century. The family died out in France in 1868, but may have had an American branch.