Kartikeya is ancient name of Sanskrit origin. It is the name of elder son of Lord Shiva. (Sanskrit कार्त्तिकेय)
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.
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.
(one who bestows courage and happiness)
(night of full moon in the month Karttika.)
(Descendant of kruth)
(Garlanded with fame)
(celestial body or person)
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