Girl Names baby nameHazel

What does the name Hazel mean?

The different meanings of the name Hazel are:
  • Old English meaning: The hazelnut tree; A nut-bearing shrub; Color; Commander
  • Hebrew meaning: Derived from the Hebrew hazā'ēl (God sees)
The meaning of the name “Hazel” is different in several languages, countries and cultures and has more than one possibly same or different meanings available.

Additional information: The name Hazel is a very popular name for girls, used as a first name but also as a surname. It is used since the 9th century, when flower and plant names became fashionable as first names.
Hazel-Rah is the chief rabbit in "Watership Down", and Hazel Rah (named after him) is a vampire in the story "Vampiru" on FictionPress.
"Hazel" was a TV show in the early '60's about a maid named Hazel Burke, played by Shirley Booth.
Baby Hazel is a fictional character in the baby hazel on-line games series that has become extremely popular among preschool children and primary school kids.