Candido Family History
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Candido Name Meaning
Portuguese (Cândido) and Italian: from Portuguese cândido, Italian candito ‘(shining) white’ (Latin candidus, a derivative of candere ‘to be white’), hence a nickname for someone with white hair. The word also came to mean ‘innocent’, ‘simple’, and the surname may often originally have had this sense.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press