Given Name HYACINTH (2)

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: HIE-ə-sinth  [details]

Meaning & History

From the name of the flower (or the precious stone which also bears this name), ultimately from Greek ‘υακινθος (hyakinthos).
VARIANT: Jacinth
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Jacintha (Dutch), Jacinthe (French), Hyacintha (History), Giacinta (Italian), Jacinta (Portuguese), Jacinta (Spanish)
SAME SPELLING: Hyacinth (1)


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Entry updated December 8, 2017