Meaning and name origin
Seneca \s(e)-ne-ca\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Seneca), is of Native American Indian origin. Name of a tribe that is part of the Iroquis confederacy. Also the name of several New York State place names, and the name of a Roman philosopher and statesman who lived around the time of Christ and was Nero's tutor.
Seneca is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#23398 out of 88799, Top 26%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Seneca for boys. Seneca has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).