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pinWhat does Tecla mean?

Tecla /te-cla/ 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.


Tecla has 7 variants: Teccla, Tekla, Tekli, Telca, Telka, Thecla and Thekla.

Kreatif forms: Temcla, Tocla, Tzecla. [more]

pinHow 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 statistics of Tecla and associated names. Thekla is the only popular related form of Tecla (not ranked). This form of Tecla reached the peak of its popularity 134 years ago (adoption of 0.027%) and has become less common since. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Thekla in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tecla and related baby names outside U.S.

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