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Hazell History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms



Hazell is an ancient Norman name that arrived in England after the Norman Conquest of 1066. The Hazell family lived in Cheshire. This name however, is a topographical reference indicating that the original bearer lived in close proximity to a hazel tree or grove.


Early Origins of the Hazell family


The surname Hazell was first found in Cheshire where they held a family seat from very ancient times, after the Norman Conquest in 1066 A.D. They were descended from Halsewell or De Halsewell from Normandy.

Early History of the Hazell family


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Another 213 words (15 lines of text) covering the year 1628 is included under the topic Early Hazell History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Hazell Spelling Variations


Endless spelling variations are a prevailing characteristic of Norman surnames. Old and Middle English lacked any definite spelling rules, and the introduction of Norman French added an unfamiliar ingredient to the English linguistic stew. French and Latin, the languages of the court, also influenced spellings. Finally, Medieval scribes generally spelled words according to how they sounded, so one person was often referred to by different spellings in different documents. The name has been spelled Halsewell, Halswell, Harsewell, Harswell, Hazel, Hazell, Hassal, Hassel, Hassall and many more.

Early Notables of the Hazell family (pre 1700)


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Migration of the Hazell family to the New World and Oceana


To escape the political and religious persecution within England at the time, many English families left for the various British colonies abroad. The voyage was extremely difficult, though, and the cramped, dank ships caused many to arrive in the New World diseased and starving. But for those who made it, the trip was most often worth it. Many of the families who arrived went on to make valuable contributions to the emerging nations of Canada and the United States. An inquiry into the early roots of North American families reveals a number of immigrants bearing the name Hazell or a variant listed above:

Hazell Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Toby Hazell, who settled in Barbados in 1635
  • Toby Hazell, aged 20, who arrived in Barbados in 1635 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Hazell Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • Lydia Hazell, aged 20, who landed in New York in 1862 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Hazell Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Robert Hazell, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Himalaya" in 1849 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The HIMALAYA 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Himalaya.htm
  • James Hazell, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Susannah" in 1849 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SUSANNAH 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Susannah.htm

Contemporary Notables of the name Hazell (post 1700)


  • William C. Hazell, American politician, Postmaster at Middletown, Delaware, 1821 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • James E. Hazell, American politician, Member of Missouri State Senate 14th District, 1887-90 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Benjamin A. Hazell, American Democrat politician, Member of Delaware State House of Representatives from Kent County, 1897-98; Delegate to Democratic National Convention from Delaware, 1916 [4]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
  • Darrell Hazell, American college football coach
  • Danielle Hazell (b. 1988), English cricketer
  • Tony Hazell (b. 1947), English former footballer
  • Andy Hazell (b. 1978), English rugby union player
  • Reuben Daniel Hazell (b. 1979), English football defender
  • Thomas Falcon Hazell DSO, MC, DFC & Bar (1892-1946), British fighter pilot with the Royal Flying Corps who had 43 aerial victories between 1917 and 1918
  • Scott Darren Hazell (b. 1987), British actor working in Theatre, Television and Film
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) The HIMALAYA 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Himalaya.htm
  3. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) SUSANNAH 1849. Retrieved from http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1849Susannah.htm
  4. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 18) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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