Isla

Isla - A very unique female name



  Oct 17,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Isla, meaning island, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #1250. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Isla and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Isla? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Isla. The baby girl name Isla was given to 1,360 baby girls in 2012, ranking #227 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,039 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Isla peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 227.



Famous with this name

Isla Fisher
Isla Blair
Inma Isla


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Isla is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Isla is currently topping the baby name charts in Vermont at position #52 - and is the least popular in Alabama at position #557.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Isla is where you live.


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Isla origin and meaning

Isla is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means island. To see famous people named Isla, pop culture references for the name Isla and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Isla

We've found the following names that sound similar to Isla, sorted by popularity.

Isela / Izel / Ixchel / Izola / Isel / Isaly / Icela / Izella / Ixel / Icel /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012227
2011266
2010297
2009347
2008619
20071501
20062426
20052768
20043737
20033078
20014772
20003398
19982746
19973530
19964348
19361631
19301778
19291815
19281549
19251933
19231936
19221462
19201592
19181378
19141052
19131250

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Vermont52
Maine74
Minnesota83
Hawaii86
Massachusetts109
Idaho114
Rhode Island117
Washington117
Connecticut123
Oregon134
New Hampshire134
Montana142
Alaska147
Wisconsin153
Colorado169
Illinois169
Indiana182
Virginia188
Michigan206
North Dakota206
Nebraska214
Utah217
Pennsylvania220
Arizona233
New Jersey243
Missouri245
California254
Florida256
District of Columbia275
Ohio281
Kansas284
Maryland285
Nevada291
Oklahoma304
Iowa322
New York324
Tennessee329
New Mexico330
South Carolina342
North Carolina371
Kentucky385
Louisiana388
Georgia394
Texas450
Alabama557

Even more about Isla


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Isla a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Isla?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
2012
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Isla
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 1,039
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1913
2012 births +1,360

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