Jacinta
Origin/Usage
Greek
Pronunciation
hah-SEEN-tah
Meaning
Hyacinth flower
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Jacinta is a Spanish form of Hyacinth. Hyacinth originates in Greek language and is taken from the name of a popular garden flowering plant. It is a feminine form of Hyacinthe or Hyacinthus. In Greek mythology, Hyacinthus was a divine hero, a beautiful boy and a lover of Apollo, the god of the sun. As a feminine given name Hyacinth is rather rare in the United States.

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