Meaning and Name Origin
Sequoia \s(e)-quoia\ as a girls' name (also used as boys' 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 an unusual first name for females. Sequoia is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Sequoia for girls. Sequoia has not been ranked in the list thus far. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)