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Isla for a baby name



It's no surprise that the very pretty and feminine name Isla (pronounced eye-la) has become an increasingly popular name over recent years. It's a traditionally Scottish name derived from 'Islay', a Scottish island off the West Coast of Scotland.

Isla name meaning

It means dynamic, vibrant, brilliant, and bright as the sun. It's currently ranking as the fifth most popular name of 2020 according to Nameberry and we think it'll be sticking around for years to come. 

Alternate spellings and versions

Isa, Isela, Islah, Isley Ile and Ila are some alternative forms of Isla that we think sound adorable! 

Famous people called Isla 

  • Australian actress Isla Fisher was born in Oman to Scottish parents and was raised in Australia.
  • Isla Phillips, granddaughter of Anne, Princess Royal and great-granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II

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