Tekla

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Finland Finnish
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Iceland Icelandic
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

Nordic spelling of Thekla [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Related Names

See Thekla

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Tekla
Genitive: Teklas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Tekla
Accusative: Teklu
Dative: Teklu
Genitive: Teklu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Tekla
Genitive: Teklan
Partitive: Teklaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Tekla
Accusative: Teklu
Dative: Teklu
Genitive: Teklu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Tekla
Genitive: Teklas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Tekla
Genitive: Teklas

Name Days

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

23 September

Faroe Islands Faroe Islands

24 September

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

23 September

Sweden Sweden

23 September

The different Faroese name days come from different sources:

23rd September - Arni Dahl [2]

24th September - Axel Tórgarð [8]

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Namesakes

  • Tekla is an IKEA product name (tea towel) [9]

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[10]
314 992 0 0
Denmark Denmark[11]
64 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[12]
16 n.a. 0 n.a.
Iceland Iceland[13]
15 27 0 0
Finland Finland[14]
n.a. 1471 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Tekla(f) Sources: [10][11][12][14]

Sources: [10] [11] [12] [14]

References

  1. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  3. 3.0 3.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  6. 6.0 6.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  7. Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  8. Axel Tórgarð: Dagar og nøvn í álmanakkanum (2008)
  9. IKEA 2016, http://www.ikea.com/
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/
  14. 14.0 14.1 14.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi