The name Isla is of Scottish origin and means "Island." The origin is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word--the language in which it most appears.
Famous people with the name Isla include Isla Fisher, actress, Isla Blair from Great Britain, and Isla Cameron from Scotland. Isla Phillips is the great granddaughter of Queen Elizabeth II. Fictional characters named Isla include Isla Black Hitchens from J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series.