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Isla - Meaning of Isla

What does Isla mean?

Meaning of the name IslaIslaeIselaIslahIslaiIsletaIslytaIslayIslettaIsabella

[ 2 syll. i-sla, is-la ] The baby girl name Isla is pronounced as -AY-Laa- †. Isla is of Scottish origin. It is used mainly in English and Scottish. The first name is a 20th century coinage. It is sometimes considered a diminutive of Isabella. Isla is the feminine version of the Scottish Islay.

Forms of Isla include the names Isela, Islae, Islah, Islai, Islay, Isleta, Isletta, and Islyta.

The origin and meaning of the name Isla is inherited by all variant forms.

See also the related category diminutive.

Isla is popular as a baby girl name, and it is also perceived as trendy. The name has been growing in popularity since the 2000s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2015 with 0.117% of baby girls being named Isla. It had a ranking of #141 then. Among the family of girl names directly related to Isla, Isabella was the most popular in 2015. It was more widely used than Isla by 7 times in that year.

Baby names that sound like Isla include Ailsa, Eila, Eilah, Islai, Islay, Aello, Aelo, Ahlai, Aila, Aili, Ala, Alah, Ale, Alei, Ali, Alie, Alla, Allei, Alley, and Alli.

† Pronunciation for Isla: AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"

A famous person named Isla is Isla Fisher, Actress, born 3 February 1976.


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