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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Isla

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Isla in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Isla:

  • Records indicate that 5,145 girls in the United States have been named Isla since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2012, when 1,373 people in the U.S. were given the name Isla. Those people are now 8 years old.

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      7 Positive Comments

  • "My name is Isla, and my surname starts with M so I get called Islam :3" Jun. 10, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "I have unique friends and family. I am called Isla, my sisters are called Erin and Ava, my friends are called Alia and Chitchralekha, and my friend Rose is very fun too" Apr. 17, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "I remember when I was the only Isla anyone knew of until Isla st Claire. Everyone pronounced it wrongly and some still do but at least it's not all the time now. I am 50" Jun. 23, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "I am called Isla and I really like the name; many of my teachers called me Is-la (like Izla). It used to really annoy me but now I know a few people with daughters called Isla so people are getting used to it. I think the name is beautiful and I am not just saying that because it is my name! :)" Jul. 22, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My new baby grandaughter is named Isla, and I think ISLA is a beautiful name... Her sister's name is ELSA , equally pretty name...Another spelling for Isla is, "AILA,"(with the scottish AI sound pronounced as EYE, as in Aislyn)Other forms of Isla and Aila are "ISLI ' (pronounced Eye-lee)"AILI"(pronounced Eye-lee also) "Eyelet" is a beautiful rare name, and is also spelled "ISLETT",or "ISLET"All Scottish and Irish, Gaelic names..."Aislet", "Aislett","AISLIN", "Aislyn,".."Aisling,"...."Islyn,"."Aisli"...."Isli"and "Izlyn" and "AIZLI" are all beautiful variant names for baby girls ..." Mar. 30, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Scottish for island, it's one of our top four baby names." Jan. 1, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "A friend named their baby this in January - I had never heard it before & I love it! Just remember you don't say the "s" in Island either!!" May. 7, 2008: Report as inappropriate

      5 Neutral Comments

  • "This is my name, and I like it... but it?s quite popular" Nov. 15, 2020: Report as inappropriate

  • "We called our daughter Isla she's 14 months old. My husband is scottish and we love the name. I have heard of a few others but not too many." Oct. 23, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "Very nice Scottish name. I like that it's feminine and unique without being weird. This is one is at the top of my list for girls' names." Feb. 23, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "Our daughter (2years old) is Isla and we just love the name, as do others that hear it. It's becoming more popular, at least in Canada, and it's popular in Scotland. We are in a very small town and another couple just named their baby Isla, so it's catching on. It was actually one of the names that Angelina was rumoured to have named one of her twins where there was a fake birth announcement." Oct. 13, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my new baby's middle name, it means Island in Spanish, my husband and I chose this name because it is unique and because we love the beach, also as a nod to my husband's Puerto Rican heritage, we pronounce it ISLA, in Spanish" Aug. 21, 2008: Report as inappropriate

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