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What does Placido mean?

Placido Pronunciation of Placido as a boys' name is of Spanish origin, and the meaning of Placido is "calm, serene". Made famous by opera celebrity Placido Domingo.

ASSOCIATED WITH calm (peace), famous


VARIANTS Placedo, Placidus, Placijo, Placyd, Placydo, Plasedo



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How popular is Placido?

Placido is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#23326 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Placido was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its peak position of #1902 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not ranked at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Placido outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Alcado, Alucido, Elado, Elpido (see Elpidos), Jacindo, Paciano, Paco, Paladio, Perdido and Plato. Like Placido, these names are not frequently used.

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