Hazan, Chazan, Chasen, Hasson, and Khazan are all alternative spellings of Hazzan, a Hebrew word carried over into most other Jewish languages that refers to the cantor in the Jewish prayer tradition. The surname was commonly adopted throughout the Jewish diaspora. See also Hassan (surname).
Khazan is a Russian, Ukrainian, and Ashkenazi Jewish surname, and is a variant of the Hebrew 'Hazzan' and means cantor. When spelled khazan, the name has typically been transliterated from Cyrillic characters (Хазан), suggesting people of Russian-Jewish descent.
People with the name Hazan include:
- Abraham Chazan (1849–1917), Breslover rabbi
- Adeline Hazan (born 1965), French politician
- Al Hazan, American musician
- Alon Hazan (born 1967), Israeli footballer
- Bella Ḥazzan (fl. 18th century), Bohemian writer
- Marcella Hazan (born 1924), Italian writer
- Nachman Chazan (1813–1884), Breslover rabbi
- Naomi Hazan (born 1946), Israeli politician
- Samuel Hazan (born 1983), Israeli footballer
- Shani Hazan (born 1992), Israeli model, singer, and Miss Israel 2012
- Yaakov Hazan (1899–1992), Israeli politician
- Yehiel Hazan (born 1958), Israeli politician