Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Thecla f. Greek θεός 'god' + Greek κλέος 'glory'.

The name of a number of early saints and martyrs, a 5th C Irish saint, and an 8th C British saint.

Spain
Latin
1489 Tecla (nom) carbonell-I p. 36
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Thecla". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2016, no. 4. http://dmnes.org/2016/4/name/Thecla.