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Hyacinth (boy)

What does Hyacinth mean?

Hyacinth Pronunciation of Hyacinth as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Hyacinth) is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Hyacinth is "hyacinth". A flower name that was originally a male name Hyakinthos in Greek mythology for the youth beloved of by Apollo. It was the name of a third-century male saint, but in the 19th century, was used by English-speakers as a feminine name. French painter Hyacinthe Rigaud.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, flower, mythology, saint, 19th century


VARIANTS Hy, Hyacinthe, Hyacinthos, Hyacinthus, Hyakinthos

SEE ALSO Jacinto




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How popular is Hyacinth?

Hyacinth is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#137816 out of 150436, Top 92%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

The only prominent related form of Hyacinth (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 is Jacinto. Adoption of this form of Hyacinth reached its highest 25 years ago (#1975). (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jacinto in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hyacinth and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar-sounding names are Garith, Giacintho (see Jacinto), Giacinto, Haakin, Hacket, Hackett, Hackit, Hackitt (see Hackett), Hacon, Hamish, Harish, Havin, Hazin, Heath and Hyatt. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hyacinth.