Native American, Cherokee

Sequoia Origin and Meaning

The name Sequoia is a girl's name of Native American origin meaning "sparrow".

This name of a giant tree, itself named for a nineteenth-century Cherokee who invented a way to write his tribe's language, makes a strong, stately statement.

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Sequoia in Pop Culture

  • Tree name: the giant redwood tree named for a Cherokee Indian of the early 19th century who invented a system for writing down the Cherokee language.