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

Thekla Origin and Meaning

The name Thekla is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "fame of God".

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

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Pop Culture References for the name Thekla

Tecla, Thecla, Telca, Tekli, Telka, Tekla

Comments

Bobcat108 Says:

2018-05-05T20:13:52

This was my maternal grandmother's birth name (although spelled differently)...she pronounces it "Tek-la."

Yuma Says:

2017-11-12T03:07:54

I'm not totally sure- I have mostly heard "THECK-luh", but my Aunt Thekla pronounced it "TECK-luh"

stellarvra99 Says:

2017-09-27T20:39:58

What is the correct pronunciation to this name?

Yuma Says:

2017-01-09T07:15:55

I think that Thekla sounds perfectly pleasant