Thekla name meaning

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in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Thekla

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Cyprus, the name Thekla means "God Glory. Female version of Theocles".
  2. According to a user from Pennsylvania, U.S., the name Thekla is of Greek origin and means "Gift of God".
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  1. A female given name, equivalent to English Thecla.

Notable Persons Named Thekla

Notable Persons Named Thekla

Thekla Reuten

Thekla Reuten is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 1996. Thekla was given the name Thekla Simona Gelsomina Reuten on September 16th, 1975 in Bussum, Netherlands.

Thekla Roth

Thecla Åhlander

Thecla Åhlander was an actress. Her career lasted from 1877 to 1923. Thecla was given the name Thekla Ottilia Åhlander on June 3rd, 1855 in Norrköping. She passed away on April 8th, 1925.

Thekla Carola Wied

Thekla was born on February 5th, 1944.

Thekla Resvoll

Thekla was born on May 22nd, 1871. She died on June 14th, 1948.

Thekla Schild

Thekla was born in 1890. She passed away in 1991.

  • Thekla Knös

Notable Persons With the Last Name Thekla

Notable Persons With the Last Name Thekla

wife of Michael II Thekla

She breathed her last breath in 823.


Fun Facts about the name Thekla

  • How Popular is the name Thekla? Thekla is the 22,867th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Thekla have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 290 babies born with the first name Thekla in the United States. That's more than enough people named Thekla 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 Thekla? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Thekla first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Thekla is Friday, July 22nd, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Thekla born? The highest recorded use of the first name Thekla was in 1890 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Random Thekla Factoid: According to the 1918 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Thekla is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name in 1918.
  • Weird things about the name Thekla: The name spelled backwards is Alkeht. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ethakl. How do you pronounce that?
  • Thekla name meaning

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