The name ranked at No. 138 in 1990 on a census of popular names for women of all ages in the United States.
Hazel a light brown and yellowish brown color.
In Irish and English, the meaning of Hazel is "the Hazel tree."
In Norse mythology the Hazel tree was sacred to Thor. In Roman mythology, it was associated with Mercury, whose Greek form, Hermes, was the considered the personification of intelligence.The Hazel tree is one of the sacred trees of Wicca. The Hazel tree was considered a tree of knowledge in Celtic lore. In Ireland hazel nuts were symbolic of powerful mystical wisdom.
It became a popular name in English-speaking countries during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, along with other names of plants or trees used for girls.
Variant forms are Hazell,Hazal, Hazelle and Hazle. Hazel is a name derived from nature
was an American tennis player.Wightman was an American who dominated American women's tennis before World War I and who had an unparalleled reputation for sportsmanship. Wightman won a lifetime total of 45 U.S. titles, the last at age 68. She won 16 titles overall at the U.S. Championships, four of them in singles (1909-11, 1919). Nine of her titles at the U.S. Championships came in 190911, when she swept the singles, women's doubles, and mixed doubles competitions three consecutive years.
Hazel Name also appears in following Origin(s): Old English, Irish
Baby girl name meaning A Nut-bearing Tree in Biblical. Hazel also named in American, African, Anglo, Australian, Danish for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Hazel. What does the name Hazel mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Hazel. History of name and famous personality with Hazel will help to update our database and other website users.
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