"chance, luck"

Hazard Origin and Meaning

The name Hazard is a boy's name of French origin meaning "chance, luck".

Chance has risen far on the baby-naming charts, but Hazard has a considerably more dangerous edge. It was the middle name of famed US naval commander Oliver Hazard Perry.

Famous People Named Hazard

  • Hazard StevensAmerican mountaineer, first man to climb Mount Rainier
  • Hazardstage name of B.J. Nilsen, Swedish sound artist
  • Oliver Hazard PerryAmerican naval commander, hero of the War of 1812
  • Eden HazardBelgian footballer

Hazard in Pop Culture

  • Hazardmutant in X,Men comics
  • "Hazard" song by Richard Marx