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Thekla

What does Thekla mean?

Thekla Pronunciation of Thekla [thekla] as a name for girls has its root in Greek, and Thekla means "God's glory". Thekla is a variant form of Tecla (Greek): from "theos kleia".

Associated with: greek, glory.

Variations

Thekla has 1 variant: Thecla.

5 more alternative forms via Tecla: Teccla, Tekla, Tekli, Telca and Telka.

Creative forms:
(female) Thela, Thokla, ..

(male) Theple, ..

Middle name pairings:
Thekla Adrienne (T.A.), ..

How popular is Thekla?

Thekla is a rare first name for females. Thekla is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Thekla was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top rank of #1032 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Thekla name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Thekla outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Thekla are Tekla and Thecla. Adoption of these forms of Thekla was well-received among parents in the 1890s (median #1485).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Thekla, Tekla, Thecla in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Anela, Arella, Asela, Axella, Bella, Beula, Beyla, Chela, Chella, Creola, Diella, Keala, Keela, Laela, Leila, Lela, Leyla, Mela, Merla, Neala, Neila, Neola, Shakila, Sheela, Sheila, Shela, Shella, Sheyla, Shila, Stela, Stella, Tameka, Tayla, Teal, Teara, Teela, Teina, Tena, Terella, Tesa, Teskia, Tesla, Tessla, Teyna, Thalia, Thea, Theda, Theia, Theida, Thellma (see Thelma), Thelma, Themis, Theo, Theofila, Therena, Therma, Thersa, Theta, Thilda, Thirza, Tierza, Trea, Treasa, Treena, Treina, Tresa, Tressa, Trevia, Treza, Tsila, Tula, Twilla, Twylla, Tzelya and Tzila. These names tend to be more commonly used than Thekla.

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