Hazel - Meaning of Hazel

What does Hazel mean?

[ 2 syll. ha-zel, haz-el ] The baby boy name Hazel is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced as HHEY-ZehL- †. The origin of Hazel is the English language. Hazel is a variant of the name Haslett.

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Hazel is an unusual baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1908 with 0.017% of baby boys being given the name Hazel. Its ranking then was #458. The baby name has since steeply declined in popularity, and is currently of very light use. Among all boy names in its group, Hazel was nonetheless the most popular in 2018. In the past century Hazel has predominantly been a girl name. In 1940, girls named Hazel outnumbered boys by 47 times.

Baby names that sound like Hazel include Hagley, Hagli, Haglie, Hagly, Halie, Halyl, Hasel (German), Hasell, Haskel (Yiddish, English, and Hebrew), Haskell (English and Hebrew), Haskil, Haskill, Hassal, Hassall, Hassel, Hassell, Haygwell, Hazell, Hazlitt, and Hazlytt.

† English pronunciation for Hazel: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; Z as in "zoo (Z.UW)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"

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