What does Hazell mean?
Hazell \ha-ze-ll\ as a name for girls is of Old English derivation, and the name Hazell means "the hazel tree". Hazell is a variation of Hazel (Old English): a name from nature. Scarcely used as a name for newborns.
Hazell is a rare given name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#22984 out of 88799, Top 26%). (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 (#unlisted) rated in the Top 1000 are Hazel (#107 last year) and Hazle. Adoption of these girl names was at its highest during 1890-1899 and is now much less. Hazel (#107) is the most chic girl name here, with this name undergoing a rebound in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)