Jacinta

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Jacinta
Gender Feminine
Origin
Meaning hyacinth
Other names
Related names Jacinto, Giacinta, Hyacintha, Jacinda, Jaxine

The given name Jacinta is the feminine form of the masculine Spanish and Portuguese name Jacinto ("Hyacinth"). Variants include the Italian form Giacinta, as well as Hyacintha, Jacinda, Jacintha, and Jaxine.

In the United States, Jacinta is a common feminine first name, ranking 1748 out of 4275 for women of all ages in the 1990 U.S. Census. Jacinta is a rare surname as it was not ranked for people of all ages in the 1990 U.S. Census.

As an English name, the name is most common in Canada, England and Wales, Ireland, Scotland, Sweden, Australia and Kenya.

People[edit]

Jacinda

Jacinta

Giacinta

Other[edit]

  • Giacinta ed Ernesto, an opera by Julius Benedict
  • Giacinta, a novel by Luigi Capuana
  • Jacinta, an oil well drilled by Desire Petroleum in the southern part of the North Falkland Basin[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Financial Times 30 December 2010