The given name Jacinta is the feminine form of the masculine Spanish and Portuguese name Jacinto ("Hyacinth"). Variants include the Italian form Giacinta, as well as Hyacintha, Jacinda, Jacintha, Jesinta and Jaxine.

As an English name, the name is mostly used in Canada, England, Wales, Ireland, Scotland, the United States and Australia.


  • Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand
  • Jacinda Barrett, Australian actress

  • Jacinta Allan, Australian politician
  • Jacinta Stapleton, Australian actress
  • Jacinta Brondgeest, Australian dance-pop singer
  • Jacinta Marto, one of three Portuguese shepherd children who claimed to witness the apparitions of Our Lady of Fátima

  • Giacinta Marescotti, Italian saint
  • Giacinta 'Jinx' Johnson, fictional James Bond character


  • Giacinta ed Ernesto, an opera by Julius Benedict
  • Giacinta, a novel by Luigi Capuana
  • Jacinta, an oil well drilled by Desire Petroleum in the southern part of the North Falkland Basin