Jacinta Name Meaning & Origin

Jacinta

Pronunciation: ha-SEEN-tah (key)

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Jacinda

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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.

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Nicknames for Jacinta: | Edit

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

Meanings and history of the name Jacinta: | Edit

Means "hyacinth" (flower).

Famous real-life people named Jacinta: | Edit

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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