Tekla name meaning

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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Tekla mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Tekla

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. 2 submissions from Georgia agree the name Tekla means "Glory of God" and is of Georgian origin.
  2. According to a user from California, U.S., the name Tekla is of Lithuanian origin and means "Fame of God or Gift of God".
  3. According to a user from Germany, the name Tekla is of Greek origin and means "Greek name tekla or tekle. Which means gods servant".
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Notable Persons Named Tekla

Notable Persons Named Tekla

Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska

Tekla was born in 1829 in Mława. They died on September 29th, 1861.

Tekla Famiglietti

Tekla was born in 1938 in Province of Naples.


TeQuila is a rhythm, blues, afro pop music, and house music singing. She plays Vocals. She was most prominent from 2005 to present. TeQuila was given the name Tekla Iita on January 27th, 1985 in Cuanza Sul Province. TeQuila is also known as Iita and Tekla.

Tekla Griebel

Tekla was born on February 26th, 1866. She died on June 28th, 1940.

Tekla Chemabwai

Tekla was born on July 3rd, 1950.

Tekla Trapszo

Tekla Trapszo was an actress. She was most active from 1911 to 1939. Tekla was born on September 23rd, 1873 in Kalisz. She died on October 27th, 1944.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Tekla

Notable Persons With the Last Name Tekla

Countess Karolina Rozalia Tekla

They passed away in 1885.


Fun Facts about the name Tekla

  • How Popular is the name Tekla? Tekla is the 18,108th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tekla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 440 babies born with the first name Tekla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tekla to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tekla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1889 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Tekla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tekla is Wednesday, October 28th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Tekla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tekla was in 1916 with a total of 16 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Tekla: The name spelled backwards is Alket. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Eklta. How do you pronounce that?
  • Tekla name meaning

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