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How many Islas do you know?

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Tea1Sugar Sun 27-Oct-13 06:36:13

This is a front runner for dc2. On here it seems popular but I only know of one!

RubyLovesShopping Sun 27-Oct-13 06:38:27

3 all under 8 years old.

DontCallMeDaughter Sun 27-Oct-13 06:39:30

3 here as well, all babies.

noisytoys Sun 27-Oct-13 06:40:13

One, a newborn

BikeRunSki Sun 27-Oct-13 06:40:23

Two, age 7 and 5.

KvetAAAAAAAAARGH Sun 27-Oct-13 06:40:43

4, all under 5. I love the name, wish we could have used it for DD!

Sparkles23 Sun 27-Oct-13 06:41:24

I know of 3, they are all under 4. Lovely name but it does seem to be very popular

Mumof3xx Sun 27-Oct-13 06:42:23

3, aged 1,4 & 5

SlaveToRuthMiskinPhonics Sun 27-Oct-13 06:43:05

I know three, all reception starters or younger, lovely name.

Pleasenomorepeppa Sun 27-Oct-13 06:44:06

3, all under 3.

BobaFetaCheese Sun 27-Oct-13 06:45:54

Three, all under 2, if it's a girl around here she's; Evie, Ellie, Olivia or Isla (usually hypenated with May/Mai/Mae).
SE London.

Bakingtins Sun 27-Oct-13 06:47:37

Lots. First one is nearly four, thought the name was lovely but unusual. Since then, every other baby girl!

TwllBach Sun 27-Oct-13 06:47:46

2, all

TwllBach Sun 27-Oct-13 06:48:02

... Under 8

elQuintoConyo Sun 27-Oct-13 06:51:19

One, she's 40 grin

babymouse Sun 27-Oct-13 06:55:17


yellowsnownoteatwillyou Sun 27-Oct-13 07:02:13

2, one is 3 and the other is 32. I know and islay which is very similar but different and who was a lovely girl when I was at school.

lolalotta Sun 27-Oct-13 07:07:28

I know two.

MadCap Sun 27-Oct-13 07:08:07

3 all under 5 and in dd's reception class.

Mama1980 Sun 27-Oct-13 07:09:00

4 under 5, there's 3 in my sons dance class alone.

Emsmaman Sun 27-Oct-13 07:10:43

I know two under 5 yo

AmIGoingMad Sun 27-Oct-13 07:12:16

None. Its such a pretty name.

When I asked on here about popularity of dd's name there seemed to be lots about but in real life where I live I've yet to meet one ( or anyone who's heard of the name before!)

Might be worth asking acquaintances - only problem with that though is that they might decide you also want their opinions on it then!

Grumblelion Sun 27-Oct-13 07:15:20

2, both under 3.

cafebistro Sun 27-Oct-13 07:25:01

I know 1, my daughter grin. She's 5.

MonkeysTypewriter Sun 27-Oct-13 08:09:45

1 at nursery, I knew 1 at a baby group. I have come across 100s of children at nurseries and friends and baby groups.

I think the trouble with its popularity is that it has gone from incredibly rare (other than Isla St Clare, Isla Fisher) to reasonably popular so I think it will date a child to a certain era - nothing necessarily wrong with that mind you.

This is my all time favourite girl's name, so I would have had this dilema if I had produced a girl. I have gone for DS names either side of the 100 mark in popularity, but I think I would have still gone with Isla for a girl as I love it so much

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