32 Popular Baby Names That Are Often Mispronounced
To pronounce the “s” or not to pronounce the “s,” that is the big question for many people who come across someone with the name Isla. You wouldn’t think that a short name with four letters could give people a lot of trouble, but Isla shows a seemingly simple name can leave some scratching their heads. It is a Scottish name and it is actually the name of a river. It means island, too. No, you do not pronounce the “s.” Nameberry states the correct pronunciation is “eye-la.” (Now you know how to say the actress’ name.) You want to get your pronunciation straight because the name’s popularity has shot up since 2005, according to BabyCenter.