Of English origin.

From the English word hazel from the hazelnut tree.

It is also the name of brown & green eye color combination.

Derives from Old English “hœsel”.

It was firstly used as a given name in the 19th century.

Other forms of the name are: Hayzel, Hazzelle, Hazell.

Famous bearers are Hazel Brooks, Hazel O’Connor, Hazel Dickens, Hazel Clark.