Given Name KARTIKEYA

GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: Hinduism
OTHER SCRIPTS: कार्त्तिकेय (Sanskrit)

Meaning & History

From Sanskrit कृत्तिका (krittika), the name for the constellation of the Pleiades, ultimately from कृत् (krit) meaning "to cut, to divide". This is another name for the Hindu god Skanda.
VARIANT: Karthikeyan
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Kartik (Hindi), Karthik (Malayalam), Kartik (Marathi), Karthik, Karthikeyan (Tamil), Karthik (Telugu)