Hazel, meaning “commander,” is a great name for girl dogs who are tough or outgoing. Find out more about dogs named Hazel.


Name: Hazel

Meaning: The name Hazel refers to its common English meaning, which is simply the “hazel tree nut.” In Teutonic languages and English, the name Hazel means “commander.”

Personality: Tough, Outgoing

About This Name: Hurricane Hazel was a powerful storm from the 1950s that left devastation in its wake. There are many famous Hazels scattered throughout cultural history, such as bluegrass singer Hazel Dickens, former U.S. Secretary of Energy Hazel R. O’Leary and jazz musician Hazel Scott. Author John Green’s popular book The Fault in Our Stars followed a young girl named Hazel Grace Lancaster. Other famous fictional Hazels include the rabbit Hazel in Watership Down, Hazel Frost (a character in the X-Men universe) and Hazel Aden (Degrassi: The Next Generation).

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