Gender Masculine
Usage Italian
Pronounced Pron. PLA-chee-do  [key·IPA]

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


Name Days

Italy: October 5


Entry updated April 25, 2021