Gender Masculine & Feminine
Usage English (Modern)
Pronounced Pron. IEZ-lee
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Contributor Contrib.Rob Garrison on 9/27/2008
From the traditionally English surname of unknown origin or meaning. Possibly a variant of hesli, meaning "hazel wood" in Old English, or a variant of the German surname Eisele, a diminutive of Isenhart from the Old High German isan 'iron' and hart 'hardy, strong', or Swiss surname Isler, a variant of Eisler, from Eisner, a German occupational surname for an "ironmonger", "black smith", or "ironworker".