Spanish for Greek flower name

Jacinta Origin and Meaning

The name Jacinta is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "hyacinth".

Jacinta, the Spanish word for hyacinth, is a lot softer and sweeter than the English version. The correct Spanish pronunciation is ha-SEEN-ta, though many English speakers would say ja-SIN-ta. Although the name is slightly different, Jacinta is largely associated at present with Australian-born actress Jacinda Barrett.

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Famous People Named Jacinta

  • Saint Jacinta MartoPortuguese "child of Fátima" who witnessed religious apparitions
  • Jacinta ParejoFirst Lady of Venezuela as wife of President Joaquín Crespo
  • Jacinta Claudia JohnAustralian actress
  • Jacinta Patrice StapletonAustralian actress
  • Jacinta Marie AllanAustralian politician
  • Jacinta Anne KennedyAustralian basketball player
  • Jacinta Mary Ann CollinsAustralian Senator
  • Jacinta Joan ColemanNew Zealand cyclist
  • Jacinta BrondgeestAustralian,American singer

Jacinta in Pop Culture

  • Jacintaa space heater named by Gina on TV's "Brooklyn Nine Nine"