Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Hazel Tree
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Hazel Boy)

In 2017 the name Hazel...

• was given to 5,004 baby girls
• was the 43rd most popular name for baby girls
• was 451% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Utah, North Dakota, and Minnesota
• was least popular in Florida, New Jersey, and Deleware
• was about as popular as Stella and Ellie
Babies Named Hazel Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Hazel...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1983
• is 226% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 1666% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Eleanor, Mabel, Eloise, Otto, Leo, Everett
• has the most opposite popularity history to Tanna, Blanca, Dennise, Ruben, Anthony, Rene
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Hazel Per State
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Geographically the name Hazel...

• 30% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Lucy, Eleanor, Evelyn, Calvin, Oliver, Finn
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Nyla, Arielle, Nylah, King, Messiah, Christian
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Hazel by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Hazel are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Hazel will be the only kid named Hazel in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Hazel compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Hazel rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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