Isola Name Meaning & Origin
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Isola and Alois are anagrams of each other; they share they same letters.
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Isola is Italian for "island"
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Isola Jones, Singer
Isola Wilde, Younger sister of writer Oscar Wilde. She died at age eight of meningitis and became the inspiration for his poem "Requiescat."
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Isola is a major supporting character in the epistolary novel "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer (and Annie Barrows). She is a quirky, but friendly and loyal, resident of Guernsey who sells vegetables and potions "to restore manly vigor" and who says of herself that she "does not have a pleasing appearance". She owns a parrot named Zenobia.
In the Steven Brust fantasy world of the Dragaera, the Issola are one of seventeen Houses of Dragaerans; they are particularly graceful, gracious and socially adept. Lady Teldra is a significant character of this House.