What’s In A Name?

I was born in Canada in the ’70s. My Croatian parents decided on giving me the name: Marijana. When you hear it, in Croatian, it sounds like this. Probably not the way you said it to yourself, right?

Like many Canadians born to immigrant parents of that time, people changed my name to make their lives easier.

I’ve heard stories of people having their names completely changed. Lucky for me, the spelling…

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Marijana Čuvalo

Marijana Čuvalo

Canadian Croatian living in Croatia /Writing about my Adriatic Adventure /Writing about ‘the little things’