From the English word “hazel,” which means tree or light brown color, this name became popular in English-speaking countries during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, when naming your kid after something alive in nature was all the rage.
Hazy? Then again...
Famous people named Hazel:
Daughter of Julia Roberts; singer Hazel Dickens; jazz pianist Hazel Scott.
Alternatively, this name can also be derived from the Hebrew hazā'ēl (God sees).