[ 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.
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 2016 with 0.130% of baby girls being named Isla. It had a ranking of #126 then. Among the family of girl names directly related to Isla, Isabella was the most popular in 2016. It was more widely used than Isla by 6 times in that year.
† 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.