Jacinta Name Meaning & Origin
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Portuguese pronunciation is "Zha ceen ta" (not the h sound as in Spanish.)
This name was very popular in Australia for many years.
Also pronounced juh SIN tah
- Personal experiences with the name Jacinta: | Edit
My name is Jacinta and we pronounce is Jah-CIN-tah
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Jess (when using the equally acceptable pronunciation "jah-CIN-tah"), Cindy, Jaci, Cinta
My little girl's name is Jacinta and we call her Jaci (pronouced Jay-cey)
My name's Jacinta and my friends call me Cinta and cint
I know the most adorable little girl (aged 9) called Jacinta and her nickname is Jazz or Jazzy
I have a friend named Jacinta and we call her Jax
My nick names were Cin or Cinny although Cintia was also used by some people
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Means "hyacinth" (flower).
The name Jacinta is a Greek baby name. In Greek the meaning of the name Jacinta is:Beautiful. Jacinth is derived from the name of a precious stone. This name is also related to the Greek flower name for hyacinth.
The name Jacinta is a Spanish baby name. In Spanish the meaning of the name Jacinta is: Hyacinth or purple.
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Blessed Jacinta Marto, visionary of the blessed virgin in Fatima. Died at the age of 9, a child saint.
Jacinta Stapleton, Australian actress
Jacinda Barrett, Australian actress
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