Hazel

Hazel - A very unique female name



  Jul 23,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Hazel, meaning the hazelnut tree, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #24. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Hazel and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Hazel? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Hazel. The baby girl name Hazel was given to 1,755 baby girls in 2012, ranking #173 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 805 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Hazel peaked in popularity 109 years ago in 1910 on position 24.



Famous with this name

Hazel Orencio
Hazel Tong
Andy Hazel


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Hazel is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Hazel is currently topping the baby name charts in Utah at position #45 - and is the least popular in South Carolina at position #601.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Hazel is where you live.


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Hazel origin and meaning

Hazel is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means the hazelnut tree. To see famous people named Hazel, pop culture references for the name Hazel and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Hazel

We've found the following names that sound similar to Hazel, sorted by popularity.

Hazle / Hazelle / Hazell / Hayzel /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012173
2011208
2010264
2009293
2008347
2007363
2006474
2005519
2004687
2003687
2002794
2001767
2000904
1999940
19981042
19971004
19961117
19951219
19941249
19931179
19921254
19911307
19901162
19891152
19881284
19871050
19861187
19851223
19841177
19831417
19821290
19811172
19801104
19791233
19781009
19771086
19761126
1975973
1974983
1973839
1972855
1971771
1970662
1969687
1968623
1967588
1966538
1965512
1964509
1963470
1962459
1961436
1960398
1959390
1958362
1957334
1956317
1955286
1954255
1953251
1952245
1951224
1950222
1949206
1948199
1947183
1946175
1945164
1944150
1943144
1942138
1941131
1940123
1939118
1938111
1937106
193696
193591
193487
193382
193275
193174
193071
192964
192859
192753
192648
192545
192442
192340
192237
192134
192034
191932
191833
191731
191631
191526
191429
191327
191225
191124
191024

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Utah45
Vermont53
Oregon57
Minnesota64
Colorado73
Idaho74
Washington97
Alaska106
Maine109
Wisconsin115
Nebraska118
Montana121
New Hampshire122
North Dakota144
Rhode Island147
Illinois153
California154
Connecticut160
Arizona162
Ohio164
Nevada176
Iowa189
Michigan190
Massachusetts191
Indiana192
Virginia193
South Dakota204
Texas208
Oklahoma214
Pennsylvania215
Tennessee216
Kansas226
Missouri244
New York248
Arkansas251
New Mexico254
Maryland262
North Carolina269
Florida278
Georgia325
Kentucky351
New Jersey375
Mississippi435
Louisiana546
Alabama559
South Carolina601

Even more about Hazel


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Hazel a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Hazel?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1910
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Hazel
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 805
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +1,755

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