Origin:Cherokee
Other Origin(s):Native American
Meaning:Squirrel
Salalai is a feminine name of Cherokee origin. Unsurprisingly, squirrels represent energy in Native American mythology and cultural history. More specifically, these fuzzy creatures' propensity for storing food for rainy days is the key takeaway; they store energy in clever places. Baby can learn to be crafty and active with a name like Salalai to encourage her.
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