What does Tecla mean?
Tecla [tecla] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Tecla is "God's glory". From "theos kleia". According to traditional legend, Saint Thecla, converted by Saint Paul, was the first female Christian martyr. The name is popular in Greece.
(female) Tacla, Temcla, ..
(male) Teda, Teta, .. Middle name pairings:
Tecla Leah (T.L.), ..
How popular is Tecla?
Tecla is an unusual given name for females. Tecla is also an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Tekla, Thecla and Thekla are the popular related forms of Tecla (not ranked). These forms of Tecla reached the peak of their popularity 125 years ago. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
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