Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Hyacinth m. Greek ὑάκινθος, the name of a flower and a precious gem of blue color, probably sapphire.

The name of a 2nd C saint and martyr, a 3rd C martyr, and a 12th C Polish saint.

France
Latin
1153 Iacinthus (nom) CartNDSaintes IX; 1163 Jacinctus (nom) clairvaux-12thc 99, Jacintus (nom) ibid. 94; 1165 Jacinctus (nom) ibid. 126; 1167 Iacinthus (nom) CartNDSaintes X
1167 Cinthus (nom) CartNDSaintes X
Italy
Latin
1169 Jacintus (nom) clairvaux-12thc 135
Portugal
Latin
1179 Jacintus (nom) PHGCRP-I no. 4
Cite as: J. Uckelman, S.L. Uckelman. "Hyacinth". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Hyacinth.