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Gender: female
Pronunciation: TEH-klah, TAY-kla
Meaning: God's glory
Related Names: Tecla, Tekla, Teccla, Tekli, Telca, Telka, Thecla, Theokleia

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Rank in 2000s: 0 0

Name: thekla Origin: Greek,, Meaning (no case): god's glory




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ORIGIN AND HISTORY

Thekla as a name originates from the ancient greek given name, Theokleia (Θεοκλεια) which itself means 'glory of God'. It is commonly considered to be of Greek origin, but is also found in both German and English communities and variants such as Takla are found in Lebanon, and Tekla in Russia and Poland. St Thekla is thought of as the first female martyr, depicted in 'The Acts of Paul and Thecla'.

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FACTS

Thekla has several 'name days', as follows. The Hungarian, Swedish and Estonian name day is September 23, in Latvia it is January 21, and in Poland August 30, September 23, October 7 and 15.

NAMESAKES

St Thecla
The Thekla Lark, a species of lark found in Iberia, northern Africa, and sub-Saharan Africa.

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Facts about TheklaRDF feed
Gender female  +
Length 6  +
Meaning God's glory  +
Meaningnc god's glory  +
Name thekla  +
Origin Greek  +
Popularity 0  +
Pronunciation TEH-klah, TAY-kla  +
Rank in 2000s 0  +
Related Tecla  +, Tekla  +, Teccla  +, Tekli  +, Telca  +, Telka  +, Thecla  +, and Theokleia  +
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