Candy Name 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.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Tandy, Gandy, Sandy, Canby, Dandy, Caddy, Canoy, Bandy, Cady, Cardy

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Candy Family Origin

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Candy Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    21%
  • Domestique

    21%
  • Seamstress

    11%
  • Son

    11%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Candy family was Son. Cultivateur, Domestique and Seamstress were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Candy. The most common Candy occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 21% of Candy's were Cultivateurs.

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Candy Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1956 and 2004, Candy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Candy in 1956 was 48, and 86 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Candy

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