Electa: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Electa

Electa

Pronunciation: eh-LEHK-tə (key)

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Electa means "chosen one" in Greek. The second Epistle of John in the New Testament contains the following: "The Apostle commends Electa and her family for their steadfastness in the true faith and exhorts them to persevere, lest they lose the reward of their labors."

The Biblical reference made the name popular in early New England.

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Electa Quinney, pioneer Native American teacher
Electa Rome Parks, African-American author

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