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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 the god Apollo, who mournfully caused this flower 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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