Karthika कर्थिका

  • Suitable for Girl
  • 3 syllables and 8 letters
  • pronounced as karttikA
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) कर्थिका

Karthika meaning: Dagger

Karthika name meaning

Literal meaning of Karthika:

Karthika (in Devanagari: कर्थिका, कर्त्तिका) is a Hindu girl name of Sanskrit origin, which literally means "dagger".

Intended meaning of Karthika:

Karthika finds reference in Hemacandra's Parishistaparvan (परिशिष्टपर्वन्) with meaning a dagger.

Popularity of Karthika

US Popularity Trend for Karthika

As we can see in the graph above Karthika is a somewhat popular name in the USA. Karthika is used by about 43 people in the USA as the name of their babies. Karthika is a popular name in India. Karthika is adopted by many people in India as the name of their children. As per social media profile count, Karthika is used by nearly 1446 people.

Girl Name Karthika (कर्त्तिका) has little confusion with boy name Karthika (कार्त्तिक). So I think Karthika (कार्त्तिक) is the common name, But Karthika (कर्त्तिका) is a unique name. To avoid confusion use, spelling Karthikaa instead Karthika. Karthika has a very beautiful meaning attached to it. Karthika is slightly difficult to pronounce.

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More about Karthika

  • Karthika, is a Tamil film actress.
  • Karthika is a former Indian actress in Malayalam cinema.
  • Karthika Nair is an Indian film actress in the South Indian film industry.
  • Karthika Anagha is a South Indian Carnatic classical vocalist and a recipient of the Bal Shree Award (2007) - a national award given by the President of India for children excelling in creative fields.
  • Karthika is a 1968 Indian Malayalam film.

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