Origin: Biblical Hebrew
Meaning: “beheld by God; vision of God”
The name is composed of the Hebrew elements, חזה (hzh), which can mean “to behold” or “vision” and אל (‘el) (God). The name is borne in the Old Testament by 5 briefly mentioned characters.
The name occurred in brief use in the English-speaking world in the 18th-century among Puritans.
Another form is Chaziel.