Jacinto

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This article is about the name. For the city in Brazil, see Jacinto, Minas Gerais. For the community in California, see Jacinto, California.
Jacinto
Gender Male
Origin
Word/Name Greek
Meaning Hyacinth
Other names
Related names Jacinta, Jacenty, Jacek, Giacinto, Jacint

Jacinto is a Spanish and Portuguese name meaning Hyacinth, which can refer to Saint Hyacinth, a Roman martyr (Hyacinth and Protus), or the Hyacinth flower itself.

A common English nickname for "Jacinto" is "Jack", however, it is only a translation of this name. Jacinto has only a few equivalents in other languages such as the Polish "Jacek" and "Jacenty", the Italian "Giacinto" and the Hungarian "Jácint".

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