What does Seneca mean?
Seneca [seneca] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Seneca) is of Native American Indian origin. The Seneca tribe of Iroquois lived in the Finger Lakes area of Western New York state. A lake, river, and town were named after them. Seneca was also the name of a prominent Roman philosopher who was tutor to the emperor Nero.
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(male) Seney, .. Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Seneca?
Seneca is an unusual given name for females but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#27744 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Seneca has not made it into the Top 2000 thus far. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesRecommended names are Benecia, Denica, Geneva▼, Jeneva, Jenica, Jezeca, Leneta, Meeca, Neneca, Nenica, Nenneca, Rebeca, Sancha, Sancia, Sanzia, Seema, Selena▼, Sena▼, Senga, Senoma (see Sonoma), Serena, Shanecka (see Shaneika), Shaneka, Sheniece, Shenika, Sinisa, Sonja▼, Sonnja (see Sonia), Venecia and Venesa. These names tend to be more frequently used than Seneca.See names in meaning and etymology.