See also: isla, Islã, and islã


Etymology 1Edit

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Proper nounEdit


  1. A female given name transferred from the place name. Coined in the twentieth century from an archaic spelling of Islay, an island in the Hebrides.
  2. A river in eastern Scotland, tributary to the Tay.
  3. A river in northeastern Scotland, tributary to the Spey.

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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Spanish Isla. This surname is mostly found in the Philippines.

Proper nounEdit

Isla (plural Islas)

  1. A surname from Spanish.
  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Isla is the 36204th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 619 individuals. Isla is most common among Hispanic/Latino (52.02%), Asian/Pacific Islander (33.12%) and White (11.15%) individuals.

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