Type Surname (from nickname)
Other Forms FormsSalakaia
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Mingrelian form of the Abkhaz surname Шакар-ипа (Shakar-ipa) meaning "son of SHAKAR". The name itself may be derived from Persian شکر (šakar) meaning "sugar" or from Arabic شَكَرَ (šakara) meaning "to be thankful, to be grateful".