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Hazel Meaning


What does Hazel mean?

The name Hazel is of English origin.

The meaning of Hazel is "hazel tree".

Hazel is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ha-zel.

The Given Name Hazel

Hazel is a refined and sweet name.

Want to make this name more unique? Try spell it backwards.

Hazel is also great as a middle name.

Hazel falls into the name categories classic, tree.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Hazel Grace Lancaster, and Hazel Lavery.

Hazel Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 42 in baby name popularity for girls with 4,916 occurrences. It ranked 5,578 in baby name popularity for boys with 16 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 43 in baby name popularity for girls with 5,023 occurrences. It ranked 5,879 in baby name popularity for boys with 15 occurrences.

Want to see how Hazel sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Hazel Name Popularity Page.

Hazel Related Names

The name Hazle is a form of Hazel.

Hazel has the diminutive (nickname) Haze.

Famous Hazels

  • Hazel ~ 1 hurricane, 1 storm
  • Hazel Grace Lancaster ~ The Fault in Our Stars character
  • Hazel Lavery ~ Artist

Hazel Numerology

Destiny Number, Life Path Number, Soul Urge and Personality Number. These Numerological numbers may tell your child's story. Take a look at the Numerology Of Hazel.

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Hazel Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Hazel in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Hazel.

Just for fun, see the name Hazel in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Hazel in Nautical Flags page.