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Gender Masculine
Scripts ‘Υακινθος(Ancient Greek)

Meaning & History

Latinized form of the Greek name ‘Υακινθος (Hyakinthos), which was derived from the name of the hyacinth flower. In Greek legend Hyakinthos was accidentally killed by Apollo, who caused a lily to arise from his blood. The name was also borne by several early saints, notably a 3rd-century martyr who was killed with his brother Protus.
VariantsHyacinth, Hyakinthos(Greek Mythology) Hyakinthos(Ancient Greek)
Other Languages & CulturesHyacinthe(French) Giacinto(Italian) Jacek, Jacenty(Polish) Jacinto(Portuguese) Jacinto(Spanish)


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