Isla - Meaning of Isla
[ 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.
Isla is unusual as a baby girl name, and it is also perceived as rather trendy. Its usage peaked modestly in 2011 with 0.062% of baby girls being named Isla. It had a ranking of #268 then. The baby name has experienced a marked decline in frequency since then, and is currently used only on a very light scale. Among the family of girl names directly related to Isla, Isabella was the most popular in 2012.
† 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.