What does Tecla mean?
Tecla /te-cla/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Tecla is "God's glory".
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)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Tecla and associated names. Thekla is the only popular related form of Tecla (not ranked). This girl name reached the peak of its popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.027%) and has become less popular since. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)