The name Jacinta is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "hyacinth". Jacinta and is often added to lists like Best Cool Unusual Girls' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Build a sibling set together!".
From the experts:
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.