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Ailsa meaning and name origin

Ailsa \a(i)-lsa, ail-sa\ as a girl's name is of Old Norse origin, and the meaning of Ailsa is "island of Alfsigr". Place name: the tiny Scottish rocky islet Ailsa Craig in the estuary of the river Clyde. Alfsigr is a personal name meaning "elf or magical victory". Use as a given name has been influenced by Ealasaid, the Gaelic form of Elizabeth (Hebrew) "God's promise". The name may also be used as a homonym for Elsa".

Ailsa has 5 variant forms: Ailis, Ailse, Elsa, Elsha and Elshe.

Baby names that sound like Ailsa are Ailse, Elsa, Ailis, Ellsa, Alysa, Alissa, Alisa, Allysa, Allisa, Ilsa and Illsa. Other similar baby names are Aila and Nilsa.

Popularity of Ailsa

Ailsa is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below are the baby name popularity trends of the name Ailsa compared with its variant forms and related girl baby names. (2012 statistics). View the popularity trend for Ailsa only.

Popularity of name Ailsa
Popularity of Ailsa