Hazel Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a hazelnut tree or grove, Middle English hasel, hesel, or perhaps a habitational name from a minor place named with this word such as Heazille Barton or Heazle Farm in Devon, or from Hessle in East Yorkshire and West Yorkshire, both named from Old English hæsel ‘hazel’ (influenced by Old Norse hesli). French: possibly a topographic name a diminutive of Old French hase, haise ‘hedge’.

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List of People with Surname Hazel

Based on our public records, there are a total of 3,074 people with the surname Hazel. Among these people surnamed Hazel, there are approximately 594 distinct names, with an average of 5 people who share the same name. Michael Hazel, Richard Hazel and Mary Hazel are the top three most widely-used names from the list of people surnamed Hazel, with 49, 45 and 44 people respectively.

In addition, Our data shows that New York has the most people surnamed Hazel, with a total of 243 people, and there are a total of 167 distinct names among these people. South Carolina is the second-most populous state for people with the surname Hazel, with a total of 206 people and an average of 141 distinct names.