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Origin of the name CANDACE.
Etymology of the name CANDACE.
Meaning of the baby name CANDACE.


CANDACE.  Biblical.  African.  Egyptian.  This is the Latin form of Greek Kandake (q.v.), a name that is probably of Ethiopian Shendi origin, meaning "the mistress of Chendi." (Cyclopaedia of Biblical, Theological, and Ecclesiastical Literature, M'Clintock, v.2, 1894).  Usage: America, Canada, England, Ethiopia, Guyana.
    Candace Helaine Cameron, an American actress and author.  Candace Charles, a Guyanese beauty ambassador.  Candace Robb, an English historical novelist. (Wiki)

CANDACE.  There was a Cleopatra surnamed Candace.  She was the wife of Soter, and the mother of the lady Sensaos. (An Archaic Dictionary, Cooper, 1876).

    CANDACE [Greek Kandake].
    A queen of Ethiopia, i.e., probably, of Meroe, in southern Nubia.  A eunuch of great authority at her court, being converted to Christianity when on a visit to Palestine through the instrumentality of Philip the evangelist, seems to have introduced his new faith into that African region (Acts viii. 26-39).  Strabo, Dion Cassius, and Pliny all concur in stating that Meroe in the first century of the Christian era was governed by a succession of queens, each called Candace. (The Sunday School Teacher's Bible Manual, Hunter, 1894).


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