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Gender: F Meaning of Thekla: "fame of God" Origin of Thekla: Greek

New Testament name -- Thekla was the first virgin martyr -- with an unappealing sound.

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Famous People Named Thekla

Thekla, Empress consort of Michael II of the Byzantine Empire
Thekla Simona Gelsomina Reuten, Dutch actress
Thekla Schild, German architect
Thekla Roth, British model and actress
Thekla Levinia Andrietta Knös, Swedish poet
Thekla Susanne Ragnhild Resvoll, Norwegian botanist

Pop Culture References for the name Thekla

Thekla Mustard, a character in Gregory Maguire's Hamlet Chronicles book series
Thekla of Mansfeld, character in G. A. Henty's, The Lion of the North
"Thekla (eine Geisterstimme)," song by Franz Schubert
Teckla Minnau, handmaiden to Senator Padme Amidala in the TV series Star Wars: The Clone Wars

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