[ 3 syll. hya-cin-(t)(h), hy-aci-nth ] The baby boy name Hyacinth is also used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is HHAYahSihN-TH in English †. Hyacinth is used chiefly in the English language and it is derived from Old Greek origins. It is derived from the element 'hyakinthos' which means hyacinth. Hyacinthus (Latin) and Hyakinthos (Old Greek) are older forms of Hyacinth. The generic name has been used in Greek mythology. See Hyacinth for more information. Giacinto (Italian), Hyacinthe (English and French), Jacenty (Polish), Jacinda (English), Jacinta (Portuguese and Spanish), Jacinth (English), and Jacinto (Portuguese and Spanish) are variants of Hyacinth. Jacin (English pet form) is another variant of Hyacinth.
Hyacinth is unusual as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† Pronunciation for Hyacinth: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; TH as in "theme (TH.IY.M)"