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Type Surname (from occupation)
Usage Abkhaz
Scripts Лакербаиа(Abkhaz)
Other Forms FormsLakerbaya, Lakerbay, Lakrba

Meaning & History

Mingrelian form of the Abkhaz aristocratic family name Lakrba possibly from Abkhaz а-лакра (a-lakra) meaning "in thickets, to catch in thickets" or "to rank, to include". It was most likely used to refer to a hunter or a member of a large group of peasants.
Added 12/7/2017 by HL
Edited 1/22/2018 by HL