Ailsa Meaning and Origin
The name Ailsa (EL-sa or AYL-sa) is a girl’s name meaning “elf victory” and is of Scottish origin. It is also derived from the Gaelic word “Aillse,” which means “rocky cliff.” This name a tried and true Scots name, with Viking origins referring to a volcanic island and gannet colony, Ailsa Craig. Derived from Old Norse Alfsigesey ‘elf victory’. In addition to its Scottish roots, the name Ailsa has also been used in English-speaking countries, particularly in the United Kingdom and Australia. It is a relatively uncommon name, which gives it a unique and distinctive quality.
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