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Seneca (boy)

What does Seneca mean?

Seneca Pronunciation of Seneca [seneca] as a boys' name (also used as girls' 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.

Associated with: roman, philosopher.


Creative forms:
(male) Saneca, Soneca, ..

(female) Senena, Senesa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Seneca Steven (S.S.), ..

How popular is Seneca?

Seneca is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#27744 out of 150436, Top 18%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Seneca was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #1183 in the U.S. then, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Seneca name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Seneca outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Seadya, Sebert, Seely, Seger, Segev, Sela, Sender, Senior, Sennet, Sennett, Sereno, Severn, Severo, Sewell, Sewerd, Shea, Spence and Steba (see Stephen). Like Seneca, these names are not frequently used.