Meaning and name origin
Hazel \ha-zel\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Hazel), is pronounced HAY-zel. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Hazel is "the hazel tree". A name from nature. Name of a maid in a long-running comic. Track celebrity Hazel Clark.
Hazel is a very popular first name for females (#138 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3280 out of 88799, Top 4%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Hazel for girls. Hazel reached its highest rank of #20 in the U.S. in 1900-1909. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Hazel and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Hazel (#107) and Hazle. (2014 statistics).