Origin: Scottish

Meaning: “island”
place name (Islay); also the name of 2 Scottish Rivers

Best Nicknames:
Isa, Issa, Issie, Issy

Variations and Sound Alikes:
Ila, Islay

Isla TV and Movie Quotes:
“I’d like to be a proper father to Isla.”
DCI Banks: Piece of My Heart, Part 2 (2014)
“Isla mentioned that before.”
Barbie: Princess Charm School (2011)

Famous people named Isla or its variations

1. Isla Lang Fisher (b. 1976), Scottish-Australian actress
2. Isla Blair (b. 1944) Anglo-Indian actress
3. Isla Adamson, New Zealand actress, singer

Isla Middle Names
Isla Ava
Isla Colleen
Isla Emilie
Isla Holly
Isla Sophie

Leave a comment below.

  1. islay says:

    thank you so much! ive been searching for a nickname for isla that’s more non binary for ages! i love how islay sounds like a more gender neutral name, taking it on board!

    and to return the favour :
    ily (pronounced i lee)

  2. Ireland says:

    Pls tell me a nickname for Ireland

    • Rissie says:

      maybe I, Ire, Irie, rel, Rellie (and maybe from that you could go to ellie). Some of them are a bit of a stretch but I think they could work. nicknames form on their own so dont feel you have to have one

  3. Blaire says:

    Ida, Izzy, Is, Liz

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