Seneca Name Meaning & Origin

Seneca

Pronunciation: SEH-neh-kə (key)

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we call our Seneca "sen" the most, but when she was little "sennie" She still prefers Seneca after 28 yrs.

Meanings and history of the name Seneca

It means "from the Seneca tribe". The Seneca Indians were part of the Iroquois five nations, and were known as the "keepers of the western wall". It is also the name of a Roman philosopher.
Seneca is also one of the finger lakes in upper New York state, the local wine country.
Seneca Falls was also the site of the historic Women's Rights convention in 1848 - a great namesake!

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The Roman Philosopher, actually there were two. Seneca the elder and Seneca the younger. The younger Seneca was tutor to Nero.

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