Nickname for Hazel?

(45 Posts)
Josie314 Sun 15-Sep-13 15:20:22

We're trying to pick a name for DD2. DD1 is Evelyn, and we want something with a similar feel. So far, Hazel is in the lead. The only problem is, I really want a name with a nickname, and we can't think of a good one for Hazel. Any ideas?

LillyNotOfTheValley Sun 15-Sep-13 15:48:11

Love Hazel and would probably nn Zelie (which is a different name).
Evie and Zelie!

DSJamesHathaway Sun 15-Sep-13 16:02:41

I love the name Hazel. Not sure I can think of a nn though. Does it need one?

lljkk Sun 15-Sep-13 16:08:13

Hazy? Or just Zee.

gwencooper81 Sun 15-Sep-13 16:09:19

I know a Hazel and she goes by 'Haze'. Lovely choice of name. I'm sure a NN will come naturally.

squoosh Sun 15-Sep-13 16:34:18

It doesn't have any obvious nicknames, why does it need one?

Josie314 Sun 15-Sep-13 16:44:13

Thanks for the suggestions. We'd thought of a couple of these, but it's good to know that other people would use them.

I have a name that doesn't shorten, and always wanted a nickname, so I want to pick names with nicknames for my kids.

Rhubarbgarden Sun 15-Sep-13 17:34:24

I love Hazel. It doesn't need a nickname.

EnjoyEverySandwich Sun 15-Sep-13 17:35:34

A nickname often has no connection with a person's given name.

The Hazel I know is Tizzy.

elcranko Sun 15-Sep-13 17:40:25

I could only think of Haze...

ZolaBuddleia Sun 15-Sep-13 17:52:54

Nut?

If you are at all a Nick Drake fan, you could have Hazel Jane and have Hazey Jane.

If you've not heard the songs - there are 2 of them, check out Youtube.

RalphtheTimid Sun 15-Sep-13 18:34:02

Aitch

Josie314 Sun 15-Sep-13 19:52:40

Nut is great! By sure I'd want to call my dd that though. wink

Josie314 Sun 15-Sep-13 19:52:59

*not sure

Takver Sun 15-Sep-13 20:26:14

What about Squirrel? Would be a cute nickname for a toddler at least smile (Though having said that I know a grown up bloke with nname Badger, & it suits him very well)

thegreylady Sun 15-Sep-13 21:00:23

Zel

jnl0612 Sun 15-Sep-13 21:01:35

My step mum is a hazel and she gets called H. Not very imaginative sorry wink

EnjoyEverySandwich Sun 15-Sep-13 21:03:43

Bunny (Watership Down)

chesticles Sun 15-Sep-13 21:11:46

Mine is affectionately called 'nut' or 'da nut ' sometimes in the house. But Hazel doesn't really have any shortening. It's why we chose it!

emsyj Sun 15-Sep-13 22:30:39

I have a Hazel and DH calls her Hazlet confused. My DMum calls her Hazy, which I hate, but mostly it's just Hazel with no shortening.

MrsJaqenHgar Sun 15-Sep-13 22:32:39

Zeezee

MintyDiamonds Sun 15-Sep-13 22:38:11

The only Hazel I know gets called Haze, I think choosing a nickname before a baby is born might not work out unless you are going to call her the nickname all the time people usually make up their own to call people.

Sarahplane Sun 15-Sep-13 23:12:33

My dd is Hazel Megan. Nicknames are Nutmeg, Haze and Hazey.

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