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#1 WithChild

Posted 24 November 2012 - 08:09 PM

Hi. We are trying to choose a girl's name (fewer than two syllables) that ends in A.What is your honest opinion of Isla? I liked it a lot but then a family member said they didn't like it and now I'm confused.Hubby isn't a fan of Ava or Ella and I don't want a K name.Any thoughts/suggestions would be appreciated.... Any variations on names okay but must end in A.Thanks so much x

#2 Lauren Bell

Posted 24 November 2012 - 08:13 PM

Isla is lovely :-) if you like it put comments aside!
Others I can think of;
SophiaOliviaLila MilaJessicaJadaMaya
Good luck <3

#3 Perfect2

Posted 24 November 2012 - 08:13 PM

We have an Isla.  I think it is beautiful.  You do get some mispronounciation of the name sometimes when people are reading it for the first time.   Suprisingly we have run across alot more Isla than we thought would be out there.

#4 Jekaho

Posted 24 November 2012 - 08:13 PM

I like Isla.

Other suggestions:
Layla
Tessa
Jemma/Gemma
Lisa
Lila
Bella

Edited by Jekaho, 24 November 2012 - 08:14 PM.


#5 Tealdash

Posted 24 November 2012 - 08:14 PM

I like the name Isla..

Also Stella and recently saw a Safiya original.gif

#6 Phasmatis angelam

Posted 24 November 2012 - 08:14 PM

Not a fan of the ones you've posted, honestly.

What about...

Myrta
Clara
Franca
Fuchsia
Gemma
Hilda
Laura
Lyra
Mara
Maya

#7 Sancti-mummy

Posted 24 November 2012 - 08:19 PM

My daughter is Ysa (the Y is pronounced as you would for Yvette - it is old German for "strong willed woman")

Elsa
Una
Etta
Aisha
Uma
Isa
Ita

#8 JBH

Posted 24 November 2012 - 08:24 PM

I really like Clara, Nina, Freya and Anna.

#9 Monroe

Posted 24 November 2012 - 08:24 PM

I love Isla. It's a good choice.

India
Kyra
Zara
Ryah (I know it doesn't end in an A)


#10 KateElwood

Posted 24 November 2012 - 08:46 PM

Willa?

#11 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 24 November 2012 - 08:50 PM

Personally I can't stand Isla. Esp when some say Is-la.

I love Ella also:

Some suggestions:

Eva (love)
Sarah
Kayla
Layla
Zara (love)
Jayda
Piper
Anna (love)
Hannah (love)
Dana
Emma
Katya
Mia
Sophia
Brenna
Lara
Lana
Nina (love)
Freya (love)
Kara
Tara
Laura (love)




#12 NotBitzerMaloney

Posted 24 November 2012 - 09:02 PM

I love Isla.

Other "ending in a" names ...
Ada
Alexa
Emma
Fiona
Gia
Gina
Kyla
Lara
Mia
Nina
Sara
Tara
Zara
Zia
Ziva



#13 yellowtulips74

Posted 24 November 2012 - 11:21 PM

I love the name Ida.

#14 Gudrun

Posted 25 November 2012 - 12:29 AM

Mina
Jana
Dana
Lara
Eva
Gita
Myla
Radha
Nia
Petra
Zina
Zola

#15 ~THE~MAGICIAN~

Posted 25 November 2012 - 12:35 AM

Greta?



#16 mini mac

Posted 25 November 2012 - 12:49 AM

Isla is lovely. Ignore the person who said they didnt like it. Keira is nice too

Maya
Lola
Ilka
Elka
Elsa



#17 HurryUpAlready

Posted 25 November 2012 - 01:02 AM

I am totally biased but I love Zara.

Am hoping our #2 will be a girl & I love Mia.



#18 mini mac

Posted 25 November 2012 - 01:08 AM

QUOTE (HurryUpAlready @ 24/11/2012, 11:02 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I am totally biased but I love Zara.

Am hoping our #2 will be a girl & I love Mia.


Ooh Zara and Mia are lovely

#19 ~ky~

Posted 25 November 2012 - 01:51 AM

We have

Bella
Anna
Leisha

and I'm Kyra

My sister is Alana
Nieces are Larissa and Jessica

There are heaps of lovely names ending in "a"

#20 Sancti-mummy

Posted 25 November 2012 - 06:46 AM

Oh, Mira is another that I love.

#21 Imaginary friend

Posted 25 November 2012 - 04:53 PM

QUOTE
We are trying to choose a girl's name (fewer than two syllables) that ends in A.What is your honest opinion of Isla?


Fewer than 2 syllables means one syllable - given Isla itself has 2 syllables, I am assuming you mean short 2 syllable names.

I quite like Isla.

There are many many short 2 syllable girls names ending in 'a'

I few I really like

Dayna
Jenna
Taya
Kayla
Tara
Shona
Mia (very popular atm though)
Anna
Jayda
Laura

#22 B.feral3

Posted 25 November 2012 - 05:08 PM

I'm not a fan if Isla. I think it's a bit of a celeb fad name and does nothing for me.

I love:
Greta
Helena
Sophia
Alana
Alexandra
Erica



#23 9ferals

Posted 25 November 2012 - 05:29 PM

I think Isla is beautiful - but only with the Spanish pronunciation (Iss-la).  Eye-la doesn't do it for me at all.


#24 Princess.cranky.pants

Posted 25 November 2012 - 05:34 PM

We have Laura and Eliza.  wub.gif

#25 Mummy fab

Posted 25 November 2012 - 07:20 PM

My kids all have 'a' names

Aliyah
Jayda
Tyra
Asha
Asia
Ayla

I also love aria and amaya but these don't meet the two syllable rule (neither does Aliyah but I love her name so added at the top)




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