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See also: hyacinth
- Alternative form of
- (rare) A male given name from Ancient Greek.
- A female given name from English. One of the less common flower names used since the 19th century.
- 1864 August – 1866 January, [Elizabeth] Gaskell, chapter 10, in Wives and Daughters. An Every-day Story. […], volume (please specify |volume=I or II), London: Smith, Elder and Co., […], published 1866, OCLC 83344188:
- "Cynthia seems to me such an out-of-the-way name, only fit for poetry, not for daily use."
"It is mine," said Mrs Kirkpatrick, in a plaintive tone of reproach. "I was christened Hyacinth, and her poor father would have her called after me. I'm sorry if you don't like it."
"Yes; Hyacinth! It's the silliest name I've ever heard of; but it's hers, and I must call her by it."
Hyacinthus — see Hyacinthus
male given name
female given name
- a female given name from Ancient Greek