Hazel: baby name meaning and popularity

Hazel

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.

Nicknames:

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Famous people named Hazel:

Daughter of Julia Roberts; singer Hazel Dickens; jazz pianist Hazel Scott.

Fun facts:

Alternatively, this name can also be derived from the Hebrew hazā'ēl (God sees).

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