Kartikeya कार्त्तिकेय

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  • 4 syllables and 9 letters
  • pronounced as kArttikeya
  • Hindi (Sanskrit) कार्त्तिकेय

Kartikeya meaning: God of War

Kartikeya name meaning

Literal meaning of Kartikeya:

Kartikeya is ancient name of Sanskrit origin. It is the name of elder son of Lord Shiva. (Sanskrit कार्त्तिकेय)

Intended meaning of Kartikeya:

Kartikeya founds to be referred in various Epics like Shiv-Puran, Mahabharata and Mricchkatika (मृच्छकटिका) where Kartikeya is the elder Son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati.
Kartikeya is also known as God of War. God Kartikeya leads the Gans (devotees of Lord Shiva) against the demon hosts and brings victory in the wars.
Name of God Kartikeya is after the month in which he was born, which is called Kartik according to the Hindu mythology.
Kumar, Skand and Subhramanyam are some other names of God Kartikeya.

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US Popularity Trend for Kartikeya

Kartikeya is in trend in the USA from a long period of time. Kartikeya is adopted by the people of the USA as the name of their children from the year 2004. Kartikeya is also adopted by many people in India as the name of their children.

In our opinion Kartikeya is a stylish and sweet name. Kartikeya is unique and beautiful. Kartikeya has great mythological significance.

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More about Kartikeya

  • Kartikeya is the Hindu god of war. He is the Commander-in-Chief of the army of the devas and the son of Shiva and Parvati.
  • Kartikeya Sharma is an entrepreneur who heads several independent business ventures. He is the Managing Director of Information TV Media network, which runs India News, NewsX and The Sunday Guardian.
  • Karthikeya is a 2014 bilingual supernatural thriller movie.
  • Kartikeya is an IAS.
  • Kartikeya V Sarabhai is the son of the late Vikram Sarabhai, a renowned scientist and the father of India's space programmer and Mrinalini Sarabhai.

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