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  1. #6
    Join Date
    Oct 2012
    Location
    Liverpool, England
    Posts
    4,266
    It's a Scottish name pronounced 'eye-la'.
    ~Boys~

    Jory Leander Atticus, August Eli Benedict, Casimir Mordecai Stewart,
    Edmond John Meirion, Horatio Ethell Emery, Bram William Jasper,
    Julian Remy Charles, Vasiliy Lochlan Michael.


    ~Girls~

    Aira Rose ___, Eleni Fiorella Charlotte, Sylvia Sayuri Noor,
    Merit Eleanora Adelaide, Clover Elodie Seraphine, Bridie Scarlett Viola,
    Marguerite Cecilia Iris, Eilidh Clara Valentine.


    Sorry to anyone who read TSI. First draft was terrible. Second drafting now.

  2. #8
    Join Date
    Jun 2013
    Location
    Some where on the East Coast
    Posts
    10
    Eye-la It was one of the names we had if Everett had been a girl.
    Jamie

    Mama to:
    Everett Jay (03/04)
    Atticus Reid (10/05)
    Declan Samuel (08/07)
    Milo Patrick (02/09)
    Flynn Alexander (12/13)

  3. #10
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Location
    Munchkinland
    Posts
    1,618
    It's like the beginning of the word "island". You don't say the "s". My cousin's name is Isla and I also went to college with a girl named Isla - they both pronounce it the same way.

  4. #12
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    Great Lakes
    Posts
    1,480
    I agree with pretty much everyone else. The "s" is silent, like aisle or island. EYE-luh.
    ** The opinions expressed above are not meant to be reflective of Nameberry as a whole but are my opinion and mine alone. **

    Mommy to:
    Henry Nathaniel (3) and Julia Paige (1)

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    Bennett - Emmett - Felix - Oliver - Owen - Preston - Samuel
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  5. #14
    My first language is spanish and since isla is the spanish word for island I say it as I would say that word which is ees-lah I hope the explanation for the pronounciation makes sense

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