Other Origin(s):Egyptian
Meaning:Glowing; Queen mother
Kendis is a luminous name fit for a monarch. A gender-neutral derivative of the name Candace, Kendis has Ancient Greek roots. The Greek noun κανδάκη, which traces back to the terms kdke or ktke from the Meroitic period in Egypt, translates to “glowing.” The moniker Candace was also a title bestowed on queens and queen mothers in the Kingdom of Kush. Candace, queen of the Ethiopians, features in the Bible’s New Testament. No matter the meaning baby Kendis takes from their namesake, they will undoubtedly be a beaming light in your life.
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