What does Hazell mean?
Hazell /ha-zell/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Old English derivation, and the name Hazell means "the hazel tree". Hazell is an alternate spelling of Hazel (Old English): a name from nature. Compare last name Hassell.
How popular is Hazell?
Hazell is a rare given name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#21916 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Hazell and affiliated names. Prominent related forms of Hazell (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000 are Hazel (#107 last year) and Hazle. Forms like Hazal are uncommon. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.5695%) and is now much less (usage 0.4465%, 21.6% less). Hazel (#107) is the most chic girl name here, with this name undergoing a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)