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Ayla or Isla
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Bythelake89 · 10/01/2020 19:33

What do you think of the names Ayla (pronounced as it's written) or Isla (pronounced Eye-la) as girl's names? Preference?

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nonamemummy · 10/01/2020 19:34

Isla ! Flowers

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Poppyfields21 · 10/01/2020 19:35

To me these are very different names, I personally would use Isla but not Ayla as I have Scottish heritage, not Middle Eastern.

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Allofme1 · 10/01/2020 19:35

Isla- Beautiful Scottish name.

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MsChatterbox · 10/01/2020 19:36

Isla

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HalfManHalfLabrador · 10/01/2020 19:36

Isla

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Goodnightjude1 · 10/01/2020 19:38

Isla is beautiful

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Wallabyone · 10/01/2020 19:44

Ayla is pronounced just like Isla by all the Turkish/Turkish Cypriot Aylas I know. I see both as different versions of the same name.

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Bythelake89 · 10/01/2020 19:45

@Wallabyone ah that's good to know! Thanks

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QuillBill · 10/01/2020 19:46

I was teaching a reception class (supply) al,OST full of Isla variants today.

Isla
Iyla
Iila
Arla
Aila
Ayla

I try so hard to get names right as it must be awful to have a stranger replace your teacher mispronouncing your name, I only got to grips with Isla and Arla.

I really struggle with Iyla as it looks like Lyla.

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misspiggy19 · 10/01/2020 19:46

Isla

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GatoFofo · 10/01/2020 19:46

I know both and they are pronounces the same. I much prefer the spelling Ayla.

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Bythelake89 · 10/01/2020 19:49

@QuillBill just google Isla after reading your post, and saw 'most popular baby names of 2019 are Archie and Isla!' I feel so unoriginal 😂

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PlantPotting · 10/01/2020 19:50

Isla ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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ParsleyPot · 10/01/2020 19:54

Isla

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Nicknackpaddywack16 · 10/01/2020 20:01

Isla

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Ohyesiam · 10/01/2020 20:03

Isla

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thetrinityisshite · 10/01/2020 20:16

Isla.. the other one is a complete bastardisation of the Scottish spelling. Kind of like equivalent of Neve or shovon!

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notaregularmom · 10/01/2020 20:22

Isla

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autumndreaming · 10/01/2020 20:31

@thetrinityisshite it really isn't a 'bastardisation'. Ayla is a Turkish name.

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wishing4sun · 10/01/2020 21:29

I live Isla my ds18 girlfriends name.
I work in pre.school and have lots of variants of names, spellings and pronounciation, it's fun trying to remember which is which Confused

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WindyMiller1020 · 11/01/2020 01:29

I like both :)

Also like Ailsa (ayl-sa) and Orla

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Bythelake89 · 11/01/2020 21:22

@WindyMiller1020 Ailsa is very pretty 😍

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TakeMe2Insanity · 11/01/2020 21:54

Ayla - the glow/halo of the moon 😍 In Arabic and Turkish
Isla - meaning island in Scotland

Both lovely names but different to one another. They do sound the same.

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PlantPotting · 11/01/2020 22:34

I really love Isla
Much less popular numbers wise than it used to be according to the official data

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MikeUniformMike · 12/01/2020 13:58

Isla. Ayla looks ugly.

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