Salata Family History
Salata Name Meaning
Italian: from a derivative of salare ‘to salt’ (from Latin salire), perhaps applied as a topographic name for someone living by brackish, salty water or a nickname or metonymic occupational name. Polish (Salata) and Hungarian (Saláta): metonymic occupational name for a greengrocer, or possibly a nickname, from saláta ‘lettuce’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press