Tekla is a female name, in Croatia exclusively Croatian. It is one of the relatively rare names in Croatia, with about twenty namesakes living there.
The relative popularity of names Tekla in Croatia
The name Tekla was the most popular from years 1926 to 1927, when about 29% of the persons bearing this name were born. The peak year was 1926.
Name Tekla is present mainly in Dalmatia, and scarcely in Central Croatia. Most of the persons named Tekla live in the following cities and municipalities: Zadar (less than ten), Baška (less than ten), Dubrovnik (less than ten). Relatively speaking, the city with the highest percentage of namesakes is Zažablje (0.14% of total population).
In the sources analysed in the project Acta Croatica so far, the name is mentioned few times, the first time 1917 in source List of Dignitaries, Officials and Public Servants of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.