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What does Placidus mean?

Placidus Pronunciation of Placidus [placidus] as a boys' name is of Spanish derivation, and the meaning of the name Placidus is "calm, serene". Placidus is a version of Placido (Spanish).

Associated with: calm (peace).


4 different relations via Placido: Placedo, Placijo, Placyd and Placydo.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Placidus Malikai (P.M.), ..

How popular is Placidus?

Placidus is an uncommonly occurring first name for males. Placidus is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular variation form of Placidus (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 is Placido. Other variants, like Placyd, are seldom used. This relation of Placidus was at the apex of its popularity in the 1920s. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Placido in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Placidus and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Aldus, Alexius, Bacchus, Blasius, Caius, Claudius, Claus, Clitus, Dacius, Darious, Darius, Decimus, Eligius, Esavius (see Eusebius), Fabius, Fabiyus, Flavius, Gaius, Hilarius, Ignacius, Jacobus, Jairus, Jarius, Klaus, Lucius, Marinus, Marius, Maximus, Paciano, Pacificus, Palladius (see Paladio), Paris, Paulinus, Paulus, Pelagios, Pelagius, Pincus, Pius, Plasedo, Pontius, Stasius, Tacitus, Vasilus and Zacheus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Placidus.

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