First name origin & meaning:
Old English: Hazel tree
First name variations: Hazella, Hazela, Hazlit, Hazlet, Haslett, Haize, Haizelah, Haizell, Haizella, Haizellah, Haizelle, Hayzal, Hayzaline, Hazall
Last name origins & meanings:
- English: topographic name for someone who lived near a hazelnut
tree or grove, Middle English hasel, hesel, or perhaps a
habitational name from a minor place named with this word such as
Heazille Barton or Heazle Farm in Devon, or from Hessle in East
Yorkshire and West Yorkshire, both named from Old English
hæsel ‘hazel’ (influenced by Old Norse hesli).
- French: possibly a topographic name a diminutive of Old
French hase, haise ‘hedge’.
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