Last name: CANDY

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All you have to know about the last name CANDY

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CANDY : This last name is indexed 34,782 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

CANDY : English (southwestern): perhaps from Middle English candi ‘crystallized cane sugar’ (via French from Persian qand ‘sugar’) and used as a metonymic occupational name for a sugar merchant. Alternatively it may be a nickname from the Early modern English name for Crete Candie Candy (derived via French from Venetian Candia) with a reference to its sweet wine.

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