Thekla

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Old Danish Old Danish
Denmark Danish
Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

From the Ancient Greek name Θεκλα (Thekla), a short form of Θεοκλεια (Theokleia), a female form of Θεοκλῆς (Theoklés)

First element (Θεο-):

Greek θεὸς (theos) = 'God'

Last element (-κλῆς):

Greek κλέος (kleos) = 'glory'

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

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Tecla
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Tekkla
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Tekla
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Theckla
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Thecla
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Thekla
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Tiilla
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Tiillak
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Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Thekla
Genitive: Theklas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Thekla
Genitive: Theklan
Partitive: Theklaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Thekla
Genitive: Theklas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Thekla
Genitive: Theklas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[8]
22 40 22 40 0 0
Norway Norway[9]
25
n.a.
25
n.a.
0
n.a.
Denmark Denmark[10]
21
n.a.
21
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[11]
n.a.
28
n.a.
28 0 0
Greenland Greenland[12]
0 0
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: 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.

 

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Thekla (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Thekla (f)


References

  1. Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  3. Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  8. Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  9. Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  10. Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  11. Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  12. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/