Meaning and name origin
Sequoia \s(e)-quoia\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Sequoia), is pronounced seh-KWOY-ah. It is of Cherokee origin, and the meaning of Sequoia is "sparrow". 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.
Sequoia is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Sequoia for girls. Sequoia reached its highest rank of #86 in Canada in 2002. (2014 statistics).