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Hyacinth

Girl
hahy-uh-sinth Blue larkspur flower or the colour purple.

Meaning

Hyacinth is a female given name and is of Greek origin. It means blue larkspur flower or the colour purple. Pronounced as hahy-uh-sinth, the name is currently in the top 1000 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names and in the top 1000 of U.S birth chart of the year 2019.

The flower hyacinth symbolises beauty, jealousy, sorrow, sports and sincerity. In Greek Mythology, Hyacinth or Hycinthus was a very beautiful young boy. He was admired by the God of the sun Apollo, the God of the west wind Zephyrus, the God of North wind Boreas and also by a mortal man named Thamyris. But Hyacinth chose Appolo over the others. Zephyrus got jealous and one day while Hyacinth was with Apollo in a game of discus, Zephyrus sent a strong wind that brought the discus striking Hyacinth's head, killing him. Apollo named the flower that grew from the boy's blood Hyacinth.

Origin

Greek

Gender

Hyacinth is a girl's name.

Variations

Jacinth

Pronunciation

hahy-uh-sinth
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Syllables

3

The rank of Hyacinth in the United States over time

Source: Social Security Administration
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