Ayla or Isla
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?
nonamemummy · 10/01/2020 19:34
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.
Allofme1 · 10/01/2020 19:35
Isla- Beautiful Scottish name.
MsChatterbox · 10/01/2020 19:36
HalfManHalfLabrador · 10/01/2020 19:36
Goodnightjude1 · 10/01/2020 19:38
Isla is beautiful
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.
Bythelake89 · 10/01/2020 19:45
@Wallabyone ah that's good to know! Thanks
QuillBill · 10/01/2020 19:46
I was teaching a reception class (supply) al,OST full of Isla variants today.
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.
misspiggy19 · 10/01/2020 19:46
GatoFofo · 10/01/2020 19:46
I know both and they are pronounces the same. I much prefer the spelling Ayla.
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 😂
PlantPotting · 10/01/2020 19:50
ParsleyPot · 10/01/2020 19:54
Nicknackpaddywack16 · 10/01/2020 20:01
Ohyesiam · 10/01/2020 20:03
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!
notaregularmom · 10/01/2020 20:22
autumndreaming · 10/01/2020 20:31
@thetrinityisshite it really isn't a 'bastardisation'. Ayla is a Turkish name.
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
WindyMiller1020 · 11/01/2020 01:29
I like both :)
Also like Ailsa (ayl-sa) and Orla
Bythelake89 · 11/01/2020 21:22
@WindyMiller1020 Ailsa is very pretty 😍
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.
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
MikeUniformMike · 12/01/2020 13:58
Isla. Ayla looks ugly.
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