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common sage, ramona, Salvia officinalisnoun
shrubby plant with aromatic greyish-green leaves used as a cooking herb
A female given name from Spanish.
Etymology: From Spanish Ramona.
Ramona is a 1884 American novel written by Helen Hunt Jackson. Set in Southern California after the Mexican–American War, it portrays the life of a mixed-race Scottish–Native American orphan girl, who suffers racial discrimination and hardship. The story was inspired by the marriage of Hugo Reid and Victoria Reid. Originally serialized in the Christian Union on a weekly basis, the novel became immensely popular. It has had more than 300 printings, and been adapted five times as a film. A play adaptation has been performed annually outdoors since 1923.The novel's influence on the culture and image of Southern California was considerable. Its sentimental portrayal of Mexican colonial life contributed to establishing a unique cultural identity for the region. As its publication coincided with the arrival of railroad lines in the region, countless tourists visited who wanted to see the locations of the novel.
Ramona is a female given name. It carries significant literary weight as it was the name of the eponymous character in Helen Hunt Jackson's 1884 novel "Ramona". The novel had a strong impact on the cultural perception of native Californian and Mexican cultures. Ramona is also the name of various places across North America. The name can be traced back to both Spanish and Germanic origins, meaning "wise protector".
Ramona is an 1884 American novel written by Helen Hunt Jackson. Set in Southern California after the Mexican-American War, it portrays the life of a mixed-race Scots-Native American orphan girl, who suffers racial discrimination and hardship. Originally serialized in the Christian Union on a weekly basis, the novel became immensely popular. It has had more than 300 printings, and been adapted four times as a film. A play adaptation has been performed annually outdoors since 1923. The novel's influence on the culture and image of Southern California was considerable. Its sentimental portrayal of Mexican colonial life contributed to establishing a unique cultural identity for the region. As its publication coincided with the arrival of railroad lines in the region, countless tourists visited who wanted to see the locations of the novel.
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Ramona is ranked #158432 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Ramona surname appeared 102 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Ramona.
62.7% or 64 total occurrences were White.
33.3% or 34 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
The numerical value of ramona in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of ramona in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Lorene always knew what she wanted for this film before she even shot any film, she was so clear, but it was a moment where I had worked so much in the year. And I said I have to take time off, I have to be with my kids. I just have to, I'm sorry I can not do this movie right now. It was the first time I've ever done that in my career. And [ Lorene ] was like,' No, do you not want to do the movie ?' And I go,' No, I actually do, but if you have to move on I understand, but I have to do this for my life right now.' And she was like,' I don't care. You're Ramona and we're gon na make to the movie.' Like she was had so much conviction on what she believed this movie had to be and what it was going to be. And didn't move on. She's like,' I will wait for you. I will. We'll wait. We'll do it.' And it actually turned out even better.
I thought Ramona was an amazing character, um, because there was so many different sides to her and I just felt like playing all those different sides in one movie, one character, could be so compelling and confusing, but also like you can't take your eyes off her.
I’m really not dating right now. I am all about creating my business, which I have – Ageless by Ramona.
I liked that Ramona, the character I play, and the other strippers were looked at as equals to their patrons, the guys on Wall Street. Ramona reminded me of that girlfriend we all have who is exciting but can also get you into trouble.
Bethenny [Frankel],Tinsley,Ramona [Singer]and the Countess [LuAnn de Lesseps] were there. they walked through the filming and [Minaj] was like, ‘Meek, keep walking. Get the f–k out of here. Go upstairs.
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