Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. HAY-zəl  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

From the English word hazel for the tree or the light brown colour, derived ultimately from Old English hæsel. It was coined as a given name in the 19th century and quickly became popular, reaching the 18th place for girls in the United States by 1897. It fell out of fashion in the second half of the 20th century, but has since recovered.

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Entry updated April 5, 2022