Native American, Cherokee

Sequoyah Origin and Meaning

The name Sequoyah is a boy's name of Native American origin meaning "sparrow".

A strong, meaningful name, associated with a famous Cherokee linguistic scholar; also suggests the magnificent California sequoia redwood trees.

Famous People Named Sequoyah

  • Sequoyah aka George Gist or GuessAmerican Cherokee silversmith who created the Cherokee written language

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