Karthika (in Devanagari: कर्थिका, कर्त्तिका) is a Hindu girl name of Sanskrit origin, which literally means "dagger".
Karthika finds reference in Hemacandra's Parishistaparvan (परिशिष्टपर्वन्) with meaning a dagger.
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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