Pronunciation: ja-hke-e-nta-h
Origin: Mexico

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Latin America

Jacinta is a feminine name with Mexican and Spanish origins, meaning "hyacinth". The name is derived from the Greek name Hyakinthos, which refers to the hyacinth flower. It is also associated with the Greek mythological figure Hyacinthus, a Spartan prince known for his beauty. In the myth, Hyacinthus was accidentally killed by his lover Apollo and was remembered by a flower of his namesake, symbolizing things such as peace, sorrow, and enduring love. The name Jacinta provides a rich cultural background, connecting baby girls with Greek mythology and the beautiful hyacinth flower. It is the Portuguese and Spanish feminine variant of Hyacinthus. In English-speaking countries, Hyacinth is a common equivalent name, also derived from the Greek name Hyakinthos.

Jacinta Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Jacinta is currently #451 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Jacinta is currently #249 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Nature: Jacinta is currently #137 on Kiindred Nature Names
gender-female Girl Nature: Jacinta is currently #89 on Kiindred Girl Nature Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Jacinta is currently #445 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Jacinta is currently #249 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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