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Subject: Re: Isela (origin)
Author: WillowBelle   (Authenticated as WillowBelle)
Date: February 5, 2010 at 12:10:04 AM
Reply to: Isela (origin) by edenrowe
I Googled the name and came up with a baby-naming site that said it's Scottish, a variant of Isla. Hmm.

Since I'm an avid genealogy researcher, I went to the messsage boards at and did a search for "Isela". I got almost 100 hits, mostly for people of Mexican ancestry, a few Italian, including some born in the early 1900s. No indication of where the name came from, but it apparently has been in use for a while.

This message was edited by the author on February 5, 2010 at 12:10:42 AM

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