Gender: Male Meaning of Placido: "serene" Origin of Placido: Italian and Spanish

Placido Origin and Meaning

The name Placido is a boy's name of Spanish, Italian origin meaning "serene".

Opera star Domingo was responsible for giving this popular Latin name its green card. It was commonly used by early Christians to convey their serenity in the faith, and it was borne by several minor saints.

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Pop Culture References for the name Placido

Placydo, Plácido, Placidus, Placide, Placijo, Placedo, Plasedo

Placido's International Variations

Palacido (Spanish) Placyd (Slavic)


iipostmvh Says:


Placebo. A nice name with history and meaning, especially for a religious family, but it sounds entirely too similar to placebo.