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Ailsa

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Scottish from Norse
"elf victory"

Ailsa Origin and Meaning

The name Ailsa is a girl's name of Scottish origin meaning "elf victory".
Ailsa is a traditional Scottish name for girls related to a rocky island in the Firth of Clyde called Ailsa Craig. It might make an interesting alternative to the outdated Ashley or overly popular Ella, and could also be thought of as a relative of Elizabeth or Elsa.

Some other Ailsa relatives: Ailis, Ailse, Ailsha, Allasa, Elsha, Elshe.
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Lists containing Ailsa

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Famous People Named Ailsa

  • Ailsa McKayScottish economist
  • Ailsa Mellon BruceAmerican socialite; daughter of philanthropist Andrew Mellon
  • Ailsa MaryEllen Piper, Australian director, actress and playwright
  • Ailsa ChangAmerican radio broadcaster
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Ailsa in Pop Culture

  • The actress Ellen Terry is quoted as saying "Ailsa Craig! What a magnificent name for an actress!"
  • Ailsaa character in Australian soap "Home and Away"
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