Gender Masculine
Usage Italian
Pronounced Pron. PLA-chee-do
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Meaning & History

Italian form of the Late Latin name Placidus meaning "quiet, calm". Saint Placidus was a 6th-century Italian saint, a disciple of Saint Benedict.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesPlacid(English) Placide(French) Placidus(Late Roman) Plácido(Portuguese) Plácido(Spanish)
Same SpellingPlácido

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Entry updated April 25, 2021