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What does Tekla mean?

Tekla Pronunciation of Tekla as a girls' name is of Greek derivation, and the meaning of the name Tekla is "God's glory". Tekla is a variant form of Tecla (Greek): from "theos kleia".


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, glory


VARIANTS Tekli, Teccla

RELATED FORMS VIA TECLA Telca, Telka, Thecla, Thekla

(female) Takla, ..

(male) Teta, ..

Tekla Maryam (T.M.), ..

How popular is Tekla?

Tekla is a rare first name for women. Tekla is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Tekla reached its highest rank of #1451 in the U.S. during 1890-1899, but is not in the list currently. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Thecla and Thekla are the prominent variation forms of Tekla. Other forms, like Telka, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Tekla was well-received a century ago (ADOPTION OF 0.01%).

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Bella, Beula, Beyla, Ceila, Cela, Dela, Della, Geela, Geila, Hella, Jeyla, Keala, Keila, Keyla, Leala, Leela, Leila, Lela, Leola, Leyla, Mela, Mella, Merla, Neala, Neila, Nela, Nella, Neola, Pella, Perla, Rella, Seila, Sela, Seula, Tayla, Tea, Teal, Teall, Teana, Teara, Techa, Tedra, Teela, Teena, Teeta, Tehila, Teil, Teill, Teina, Telma, Tena, Teona, Tera, Terea, Terra, Tersa, Terza, Tesa, Tesia, Teskia, Tesla, Tessa, Tessla, Teyna, Teza, Tikva, Tola, Tsila, Tula, Tulla, Twila, Twyla, Tyla, Tzila and Verla. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tekla.

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