Maryana Vestic

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Maryana Vestic is a Brooklyn-based writer, editor, and food photographer with a background in entertainment Business Affairs. She studied film at NYU, Irish Theatre Studies at Trinity College Dublin, and has an MFA in Creative Writing Nonfiction from The New School. She’s been published for personal essays and edited with Teachers & Writers Magazine. She creates content for her food blog called The Storied Spoon and contributes freelance writing, photography, and recipe development for various blogs and commercial clients. She loves cooking, baking, hiking, and horror films, as well as running a local baking business in Brooklyn with her boyfriend.

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Two girls dressed in traditional Romanian costumes having fun during the festival.

100 Cool Romanian Family Names (From Royal to Romani)

Young girl sitting on the grass in the park.

100 Unique Female Names That Start With K (With Knockout Choices)

Two adorable babies sitting on a bench.

100 Best Royalty Names (For Baby Kings & Queens)

Happy little boy sitting on the grass.

100 Cute One-Syllable Male Names

Cute little boy playing in the park.

100 Colorful C Names For Boys

Little girl wearing a witch costume and a boy dressed as a vampire playing near the fireplace.

100 Handsome Vampire Family Names (From Famous To Uncommon)

Little girl with a flower hair clip spending time in the garden.

100 Meaningful Russian Female Names (for Your Little Princess)

Three girls in medieval dresses playing in the garden.

100 Cool Medieval Baby Names

Two Arabic boys shaking hands in the park.

100 Regal Arabic Surnames

A happy boy holding a German flag.

100 Famous German Surnames

A young boy having fun in the park.

100 Special Male Names That Start With S (For Your Savvy Little Guy)

Little girl in a blue fairy costume playing in the park.

100 Beautiful Fairy Girl Names (From The Enchanted Forest)

Happy Russian boy playing in the autumn park.

100 Powerful Russian Names For Boys (With History)

Two little girl dressed in dark gothic costumes talking on a balcony.

100 Edgy Gothic Girl Names (For Your Dark Princess)

A father and a son in cowboy hats spending time in the park.

100 Badass Western Names

A boy and a girl spending time in the tulip field near windmill.

100 Unique Dutch Family Names (Using Places, People, & History)

A boy wearing red tartan shirt sitting on the grass in the park.

100 Boy Names That Start With R (Really Remarkable)

A girl and a boy opening Christmas presents.

100 Clever Christmas Names (For Your Holiday Baby)

Two happy girls holding flag of the United Kingdom.

100 Famous British Last Names (To Strike Your Fancy)

Happy little girl sitting in the park.

100 Cute Southern Female Names

Little Roman girl with amphora sitting on the sea shore.

100 Famous Roman Last Names (From Classical to Mythical)

Little Polish girl in traditional dress celebrating the Polish Constitution Day.

100 Meaningful Polish Last Names (Both Classic & Unique)

Little girl in red dress spending time in the park.

100 Unique R Names for Girls

Adorable little boy sitting on the grass in the park

100 Unique Male Names That Start With B (For Your B-Boy)

Italian girl raising her hand to answer the teacher's question

100 Cool Italian Surnames

Little girl smelling daffodils in the garden

100 Cool D Names For Girls

Cute Irish girl holding clover lollipop

100 Top Irish Last Names (From Ancient to Unusual)

Little boy in a tiger costume sitting on the sofa

100 Popular Animal Inspired Names

Fashionable kids spending time outdoors

100 Cool Edgy Names

A Muslim mother reading a book to her son

100 Popular Muslim Boy Names (For Devoted Little Boys)

A mother and her daughter launching paper aircrafts at the beach

100 Fabulous Names Meaning Blue (Boys & Girls)

A Father and his son playing musical instruments

100 Famous Cuban Names

Little Scottish girl in tartan dress writing a letter

105 Popular Scottish Female Names (For Your Gaelic Girl)

Happy little girl wearing a wreath playing in the park

100 Magical Pagan Names (Boys & Girls)

A mother and her little daughter playing in the park

100 Names Meaning Beautiful (For Your Sweet Little Babe)

Father and his little son spending time in the park

105 Creative European Names for Boys

Little girl holding a chick

100 Cute Bird Names For Girls & Boys (With Meanings)

Beautiful Celtic girl looking at the ocean

105 Top Celtic Girl Names (With Meanings)

Little girl with the Bible praying at home

100 Unique Saint Baby Names (That Will Last)

Mother and daughter laying on the grass on a sunny day

100 Unique Names Meaning Nature (For Your Young Wood Nymph)

Child wearing a viking helmet

100 Creative Viking Names (For Your Young Warrior)

Two little kids painting each other's faces

100 Fun Baby Names That Mean Colors (For Your Rainbow Baby)

Happy Middle Eastern boy and girl spending time with their parents in the park

105 Beautiful Middle Eastern Names

Young boy wearing a crown looking up at the sky

100 Strong King Names (For Your Young Royal)

Happy Armenian mother hugging her son and daughter in the park

105 Unique Armenian Names (With Cute Meanings)

Cute girl spending time outdoors on a sunny day

105 Classic Latin Names for Girls

British father giving a piggyback ride to his little son in the autumn park

105 Cute British Male Names (For Your Little Lord)

Happy little boy spending time outdoors on a sunny day

105 Cool Latin Male Names (For Your Little Caesar)

Happy woman giving a piggyback ride to her little daughter in the park

105 Top British Names for Girls

Two twin girls opening a pink box with presents

100 Popular Twin Names for Girls

Happy Indian father playing with his son outdoors

105 Unique Hindi Male Names (For Your Little Brahman)

Two little twin boys sleeping in the bed

100 Cute Names for Twin Boys

An Indian mother holding her cute little baby girl

105 Cute Hindi Names for Girls

Two adorable Polish girls sitting in the hammock

105 Beautiful Polish Names for Girls

Two happy Polish boys playing in the park

105 Top Polish Male Names (For Your Slavic Prince)

Happy Slavic boy playing in the park

105 Strong Slavic Boy Names (With Their Meanings)

Happy Slavic girl playing in the park

105 Strong Slavic Girl Names (With Their Meanings)

Little Indian girl playing with her mother in the park

105 Beautiful Indian Names for Girls

Happy little Indian boy with his father in the park

105 Unique Indian Male Names (With Their Meanings)

Happy Swedish boy playing in the snow

100 Beautiful Swedish Names for Boys

Happy Swedish girl playing in the snow

100 Popular Swedish Girl Names (With Meanings)