Hassel Family History
Hassel Name Meaning
German: topographic name from has ‘marsh’ + lo ‘wooded lowland’, or a habitational name from a place so named (for example, in Hannover and Westphalia). Swedish (also Hässel): ornamental name from Swedish hassel ‘hazel’, or possibly a habitational name from a place name containing the element Hassel or Hässel. Belgian: habitational name from Hasselt in Belgian Limburg, Ophasselt in East Flanders, or Neerhasselt in Aalst, East Flanders; the place names denote the presence of hazel trees.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press