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Thekla Resvoll (1871-1948) was a botanist and educator who fought for women's legal right to vote in Norway.
Nifty_Name_Nerd  9/29/2018
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Thekla M. Bernays (1856-1931) fought for women's legal right to vote in the US.
Nifty_Name_Nerd  9/15/2018
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Thekla Knös was a Swedish writer and poet.
Missy  8/29/2018
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In Greek, Θ (theta) is pronounced with the "thhhh" sound (as in Thanks). Therefore, this name is traditionally pronounced THEHK-lah.
kaykay_  3/30/2016
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My name is Tekla, the Swedish variation of Thekla. Other variations include:

-Thècle: French.
-Tegla: Welsh.
SimoneKadele  3/17/2015
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This name is very unusual - I find the the k part offputting.
amazingtabby  7/10/2011
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I agree with the comment above. The K definitely seems out of place, and it is somewhat hard to pronounce. Thella looks a lot better and is way easier to pronounce. Just an idea...
lilpimpteller  11/9/2015
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I have a great-great aunt with this name (although I'm not positive this is how she spelled it) and everyone in the family pronounces it "TEHK-la". Then again they're from Wisconsin so who knows!
cedesm  4/23/2008
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In Greek the name is pronounced "TEH-klah" ("TAY-kla" is close to the actual pronunciation).
LoQuiero  4/5/2008
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Interesting name. Not sure I'd actually use this spelling. How would anglophones actually say this? Thek-lah? tek-lah? teek-lah? theek-lah? I like teek-lah, but the others aren't very lyrical to me.
leananshae  2/29/2008
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Lebanese version of the name: TAKLA.
takla  11/2/2005

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