Origin and meaning
Candid is derived from the Latin candidus ( bright , white , shining , sincere ). It could also be translated as pure or innocent. It is common in all Romance languages.
In English there is the adjective candid , which means something like open , honest and sincere .
- female: Candida , Kandida
- French : Candide
- Italian , Spanish : Candido , Candida
- Latin : Candidus , Candidius, Candidianus
- Rainer Candidus Barzel (1924-2006), German politician (CDU)