Origin:Native American
Sequoia is a gender-neutral name of Native American origin meaning "sparrow." The Sequoia or Redwood tree is the tallest, and one of the oldest trees on Earth found natively in California. This tree was named after the Cherokee scholar Sequoyah who created the Cherokee alphabet in the early 19th century so that the language could be written and read. Sequoia is a spectacular name rooted in education and innovation, which will be sure to encourage a natural curiosity in baby.

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