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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Karthikeyan mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Karthikeyan

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Indian (Sanskrit)

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  • A user from India says the name Karthikeyan is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin and means "Speaking truth honesty humble courage".
  • A user from India says the name Karthikeyan is of English origin and means "Speaking truth honesty humble courage".

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Karthikeyan

Narain Karthikeyan is a racing driver. Narain was born on January 14th, 1977 in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India.


Anitha Karthikeyan is a musician.


M.L.R. Karthikeyan is a musician. M.L.R. was born on November 30th, 1982.


He holds the title Grandmaster and Grandmaster (chess). Murali was born on May 1st, 1999 in Thanjavur, India.


G Karthikeyan was a Speaker of Kerala Legislature, Deputy leader of the ruling party & M.L.A for Aryanad, Kerala, Minister for Food and Civil Supplies, Government of Kerala, SpeakerofKerala Legislature, and Deputy leader of the ruling party &M.L.AforAryanad. G was born on January 20th, 1949 in Varkala. He breathed his last breath on March 7th, 2015.


PS was born on January 1st, 1918 in Cherthala. He left this life on January 24th, 1983.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Karthikeyan U.S.
  White 0.00% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 96.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.45% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Karthikeyan

People with the last name Karthikeyan are most frequently Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Karthikeyan

  • How Popular is the name Karthikeyan? Karthikeyan is the 83,483rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Karthikeyan was the 43,969th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Karthikeyan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6 babies born with the first name Karthikeyan in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Karthikeyan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2016 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Karthikeyan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Karthikeyan was in 2016 with a total of 6 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Karthikeyan: Your name in reverse order is Nayekihtrak. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Yetrnhaikak. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Karthikeyan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 490 people with the last name Karthikeyan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Karthikeyan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Karthikeyan as their last name since less than 1 person in 588k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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