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Jacinta Meaning

    

Quick Facts

Name:

Jacinta

Gender:

Girl

Pronunciation:

Ja-cin-ta

No. Of Syllables:

3

No. Of Letters:

7

Origin & Meaning

The name Jacinta is of Portuguese and Spanish origin.

The meaning of Jacinta is "hyacinth flower".  

Popularity

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 5183  in baby name popularity for girls with 26 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

View the Jacinta Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Jacinta has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Jacinta to other names.

Numerology

What will your new little Jacinta be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Children named Jacinta are often adept and agile but most of all they are  read more >>

Related Names

Jacinta is a form of the name Jacinto.

The name Jacinda is a form of Jacinta.

Other Tidbits

Jacinta falls into the flower name category.

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Jacinta in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Jacinta.

Just for fun, see the name Jacinta in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Jacinta in Nautical Flags page.

Names Like This

Spanish names consist of one or more given names followed by TWO family names. Generally the first surname is the father's first surname and the second is the mother's first surname but this traditional order no longer required. Generally the second surname is only used for formal and legal matters.

Although a child may have only one or two given names for official civil records, they may be given several names when baptized.

Given names are simple such as Juan or composite such as Juan Pablo. Composite names are considered single unit first names and not first and second names.

Parents give names that just appeal to them, honor relatives or saints, or are of traditional Spanish origin.

Many Spanish given names honor the Virgin Mary. Girls are frequently given the name Maria or Maria followed by a suffix name and boys are sometimes given the name Maria as a middle name. Girls with Marian composite names may use the suffix portion of their name as their main informal name. For example Maria de los Angeles, Maria del Pilar and Maria de la Luz, may go by the names Angeles, Pilar and Luz.

Although the first name within a composite name generally reflects the gender of the holder, the second name need not, as in Jose Maria or Maria Jose.