"fame of God"

Thekla Origin and Meaning

The name Thekla is 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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Famous People Named Thekla

  • TheklaEmpress consort of Michael II of the Byzantine Empire
  • Thekla Simona Gelsomina ReutenDutch actress
  • Thekla SchildGerman architect
  • Thekla RothBritish model and actress
  • Thekla Levinia Andrietta KnösSwedish poet
  • Thekla Susanne Ragnhild ResvollNorwegian botanist
  • Maria Anna Thekla "Marianne" Mozartcousin of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Thekla in Pop Culture

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