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Davos Seaworth Personality Statistics

Davos Seaworth is a character from Game of Thrones. This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. People who take the quiz are asked if they would also be willing to volunteer to rate characters that they know. The ratings are made on a 100 point scale between two adjectives and then all averaged together into a composite. Because of the "law of large numbers" (a.k.a. wisdom of the crowds) this profile is very reliable. If you take one persons opinion of what a character is like and compare it to the opinion of another person about what that character is like, they could be very different. But if you compare the opinions of two groups, the difference gets smaller and smaller the larger the groups.

The table shows the average rating the character received for each trait in the survey. Because the questions are bipolar adjective pairs, they are reversible (i.e. a score of 25 on short<--->tall is the same as a score of 75 on tall<--->short). On this page, traits that had an average score below the midpoint have been reversed so they can be listed in order of most to least extreme for that character. The table also shows this character's relative rank on that trait compared to all other characters in the database. The standard deviation of ratings is shown, the basic idea here is that if the standard deviation is higher then that means there is less agreement between raters on that trait (the less agreement, the larger the sample size needed to get a reliable estimate). The number of raters is how many different individuals submitted a rating for that trait with this character; each rater rated only a random subset of traits for each character when they were surveyed.

TraitAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
diligent (not lazy)90.220811.9241
loyal (not traitorous)90.117815.5232
modest (not flamboyant)88.11315.4269
reasonable (not deranged)87.82413.832
kind (not cruel)87.117316.3242
loveable (not punchable)86.96115.919
reliable (not experimental)86.64116.817
works hard (not plays hard)86.08618.1242
street-smart (not sheltered)86.014716.9228
workaholic (not slacker)85.626814.283
human (not animalistic)85.310917.9202
respectful (not rude)85.19516.6235
self-disciplined (not disorganized)85.125417.1237
soulful (not soulless)85.019118.475
mature (not juvenile)84.810217.172
persistent (not quitter)84.850917.743
competent (not incompetent)84.428417.4196
sensible (not ludicrous)84.34818.5255
down2earth (not head@clouds)84.35619.8252
heroic (not villainous)84.124918.7258
frugal (not lavish)83.92817.1242
humble (not arrogant)83.84919.7260
sturdy (not flimsy)83.814915.721
altruistic (not selfish)83.59816.6267
introspective (not not introspective)83.54617.858
wise (not foolish)83.29715.9241
old (not young)82.910714.9283
cautious (not impulsive)82.55716.9260
patient (not impatient)82.44418.8117
nurturing (not poisonous)81.916722.494
masculine (not feminine)81.928620.3275
gendered (not androgynous)81.340425.2114
studious (not goof-off)81.131623.945
confidential (not gossiping)81.124121.8261
wholesome (not salacious)81.014919.438
penny-pincher (not overspender)80.83515.861
sane (not crazy)80.84922.847
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)80.612222.9218
low self esteem (not narcissistic)80.64513.816
honorable (not cunning)80.412322.0279
rational (not whimsical)80.415721.9270
🥾 (not 👟)80.011424.142
straightforward (not cryptic)79.910825.8239
believable (not poorly-written)79.924618.024
equitable (not hypocritical)79.87019.890
resourceful (not helpless)79.846722.869
deep (not shallow)79.812422.863
sage (not whippersnapper)79.44527.220
patriotic (not unpatriotic)79.218421.145
orderly (not chaotic)79.118220.0282
scruffy (not manicured)79.115223.6249
egalitarian (not racist)79.052522.635
knowledgeable (not ignorant)78.934626.517
alert (not oblivious)78.728223.233
treasure (not trash)78.644122.146
deliberate (not spontaneous)78.528023.2231
demure (not vain)78.24621.1264
direct (not roundabout)78.128225.1235
cooperative (not competitive)78.110423.5240
no-nonsense (not dramatic)77.89826.597
genuine (not sarcastic)77.615823.2246
pro (not noob)77.444623.737
inspiring (not cringeworthy)77.017723.276
chaste (not lustful)76.76422.5236
stoic (not expressive)76.410922.2259
🐐 (not 🦒)76.46526.261
practical (not imaginative)76.324324.7232
disarming (not creepy)76.327019.0102
😇 (not 😈)76.220920.538
angelic (not demonic)76.123518.3232
utilitarian (not decorative)75.920326.968
quiet (not loud)75.415921.7254
vegan (not cannibal)75.416619.221
democratic (not authoritarian)75.313225.6263
active (not slothful)75.357522.3211
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)75.213928.2194
serious (not playful)75.037223.1237
compersive (not jealous)75.012023.4253
concrete (not abstract)74.915324.142
proper (not scandalous)74.720623.2202
complimentary (not insulting)74.720422.873
macho (not metrosexual)74.712318.37
provincial (not cosmopolitan)74.610926.5238
precise (not vague)74.332421.6194
historical (not modern)74.217223.3174
legit (not scrub)74.245023.857
coordinated (not clumsy)73.849321.8248
moderate (not extreme)73.58023.3233
🤠 (not 🤑)73.525325.041
Swedish (not Italian)73.58624.415
fixable (not unfixable)73.315923.624
sad (not happy)73.123920.2241
civilized (not barbaric)73.146422.0268
low-tech (not high-tech)73.122526.3252
involved (not remote)72.935924.9215
rural (not urban)72.910724.259
methodical (not astonishing)72.826723.1239
charismatic (not uninspiring)72.854423.9207
classical (not avant-garde)72.820525.058
consistent (not variable)72.824428.721
pure (not debased)72.726524.4245
worldly (not innocent)72.648625.9240
unassuming (not pretentious)72.59824.633
😊 (not 🤣)72.526326.429
rugged (not refined)72.424927.7268
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)72.425825.634
blacksmith (not tailor)72.418025.414
perceptive (not unobservant)72.467628.317
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)72.214027.035
minimalist (not pack rat)72.114929.034
stable (not moody)72.18124.4251
vanilla (not kinky)72.120624.4234
🧠 (not 💪)71.949322.844
tasteful (not lewd)71.635524.1244
sorrowful (not cheery)71.531523.9261
🌟 (not 💩)71.457533.139
devout (not heathen)71.322627.4229
sober (not indulgent)71.216328.8250
subdued (not exuberant)71.29222.217
warm (not cold)71.234523.5281
luddite (not technophile)71.115325.6213
🐮 (not 🐷)71.08926.038
gatherer (not hunter)70.925721.918
tense (not relaxed)70.661923.3250
warm (not quarrelsome)70.622925.3238
private (not gregarious)70.535724.8224
chortling (not giggling)70.532024.021
resolute (not wavering)70.442927.234
high IQ (not low IQ)70.177123.0227
straight (not queer)70.169625.5122
neurotypical (not autistic)69.956323.5219
important (not irrelevant)69.873726.768
bold (not shy)69.783422.4232
go-getter (not slugabed)69.772423.927
master (not apprentice)69.653828.899
scheduled (not spontaneous)69.545527.3270
formal (not intimate)69.427226.669
guarded (not open)69.260524.2243
mighty (not puny)69.155422.9196
slow-talking (not fast-talking)69.111324.217
driven (not unambitious)69.191727.0234
tight (not loose)69.149125.820
open-minded (not close-minded)68.835625.7263
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)68.531128.135
interesting (not tiresome)68.453327.6231
forgiving (not vengeful)68.432724.4258
punk rock (not preppy)68.329523.719
suspicious (not awkward)68.251523.8223
genius (not dunce)67.954320.1277
trusting (not charming)67.914828.2249
introvert (not extrovert)67.820423.1232
tactful (not indiscreet)67.841127.143
curious (not apathetic)67.750826.3263
🥰 (not 🙃)67.427430.661
folksy (not presidential)67.428431.119
good-humored (not angry)67.340225.9223
reserved (not chatty)67.134327.8226
beta (not alpha)67.125426.3217
🧕 (not 💃)67.111222.359
feminist (not sexist)67.060227.144
rough (not smooth)66.929927.1253
healthy (not sickly)66.965423.4229
triggered (not trolling)66.840127.215
communal (not individualist)66.713532.478
melee (not ranged)66.713528.817
🐘 (not 🐀)66.627227.560
efficient (not overprepared)66.647227.220
normal (not weird)66.521826.2258
👽 (not 🤡)66.430526.636
🧗 (not 🛌)66.449830.455
confident (not insecure)66.363025.8243
obedient (not rebellious)66.123726.4262
traumatized (not flourishing)66.149325.822
accepting (not judgemental)66.131727.5160
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)66.153925.116
reasoned (not instinctual)66.023029.9256
sweet (not bitter)65.937425.5233
skeptical (not spiritual)65.766831.7238
poor (not rich)65.528826.8227
thick (not thin)65.126119.9166
calm (not anxious)64.427827.9228
hoarder (not unprepared)64.342821.1181
cool (not dorky)64.347530.138
romantic (not dispassionate)64.363825.515
beautiful (not ugly)64.283825.571
🤺 (not 🏌)64.269926.934
chill (not offended)64.124224.515
prestigious (not disreputable)63.956227.9194
intellectual (not physical)63.762730.8243
open to new experinces (not uncreative)63.770627.8216
tame (not wild)63.429225.7198
monastic (not hedonist)63.416025.533
scientific (not artistic)63.347526.6237
crafty (not scholarly)63.255832.8261
permanent (not transient)63.239031.085
📈 (not 📉)63.253831.043
enlightened (not lost)63.131225.323
charming (not awkward)62.961126.3237
pacifist (not ferocious)62.928624.4242
well behaved (not mischievous)62.934830.6255
pronatalist (not child free)62.822930.4182
real (not philosophical)62.858830.9191
logical (not emotional)62.734326.1248
slovenly (not stylish)62.625724.6244
glad (not mad)62.631026.934
geriatric (not vibrant)62.616332.316
gracious (not feisty)62.516327.6224
backdoor (not official)62.147330.9237
open-book (not secretive)62.125932.912
neat (not messy)62.064827.3178
realist (not idealist)61.842131.786
first-mate (not captain)61.749235.7268
armoured (not vulnerable)61.662327.1254
🤐 (not 😜)61.545829.734
lowbrow (not highbrow)61.022930.0204
literal (not metaphorical)61.057130.9230
self-improving (not self-destructive)61.036926.120
serious (not bold)60.835729.2254
spelunker (not claustrophobic)60.854631.917
funny (not humorless)60.757728.2257
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)60.775528.435
basic (not hipster)60.659429.7226
simple (not complicated)60.620129.8237
politically correct (not edgy)60.434727.7223
traditional (not unorthodox)60.439629.771
attractive (not repulsive)60.383623.5225
arcane (not mainstream)60.251028.7220
repetitive (not varied)60.053426.8106
submissive (not dominant)59.931925.7257
explorer (not builder)59.945631.1260
statist (not anarchist)59.648230.659
obsessed (not aloof)59.566125.4274
reclusive (not social)59.540229.562
🐴 (not 🦄)59.553034.839
corporate (not freelance)59.539032.719
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)59.460628.2209
western (not eastern)59.462530.751
tall (not short)59.358923.1250
outsider (not insider)59.150230.6168
objective (not subjective)59.032030.285
monochrome (not multicolored)59.046533.662
emancipated (not enslaved)58.876228.2225
decisive (not hesitant)58.781828.2270
atheist (not theist)58.761332.379
mild (not spicy)58.433727.5252
thick-skinned (not sensitive)58.456130.1228
average (not deviant)58.430328.3179
night owl (not morning lark)58.366331.3182
resistant (not resigned)58.191729.7263
rhythmic (not stuttering)58.084425.423
empirical (not theoretical)57.753631.6240
English (not German)57.6103628.721
🤖 (not 👻)57.344823.628
oppressed (not privileged)57.232921.917
linear (not circular)57.146430.417
extraordinary (not mundane)56.882129.6256
🤔 (not 🤫)56.864230.935
Russian (not French)56.833628.418
valedictorian (not drop out)56.778133.038
Greek (not Roman)56.733132.520
shy (not playful)56.623823.2216
unambiguous (not mysterious)56.660331.8252
brave (not careful)56.573729.7249
self-assured (not self-conscious)56.584729.2233
🥳 (not 🥴)56.538932.437
liberal (not conservative)56.370825.433
existentialist (not nihilist)56.270228.956
meek (not bossy)56.130723.5255
assertive (not passive)56.190326.9244
generalist (not specialist)56.128530.870
conspiracist (not sheeple)55.979026.9176
🐒 (not 🐩)55.950130.930
mathematical (not literary)55.839229.1245
💝 (not 💔)55.458134.551
🐿 (not 🦇)55.463431.739
soft (not hard)55.349428.7238
slow (not fast)55.027025.3241
regular (not zany)55.042026.434
family-first (not work-first)54.959032.9250
codependent (not independent)54.840132.0265
miserable (not joyful)54.772523.333
gloomy (not sunny)54.567026.015
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)54.453029.617
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)54.356028.438
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)54.161529.449
fresh (not stinky)54.086134.050
conventional (not creative)53.652132.5255
😀 (not 😭)53.557128.547
soft (not hard)53.352429.784
orange (not purple)53.256530.2165
bookish (not sporty)53.178231.7245
hurried (not leisurely)53.171926.4245
impartial (not biased)52.921030.0240
depressed (not bright)52.954428.7240
nerd (not jock)52.874727.7230
eloquent (not unpolished)52.678332.0235
sheriff (not outlaw)52.562530.0225
off-key (not musical)52.569528.320
rigid (not flexible)52.372529.9242
sleepy (not frenzied)52.214726.910
unlucky (not fortunate)52.165331.4258
pessimistic (not optimistic)52.063428.4244
🧐 (not 😎)52.058133.941
factual (not poetic)51.876932.626
intense (not lighthearted)51.789929.421
political (not nonpolitical)51.675831.2245
😏 (not 😬)51.573031.535
🧢 (not 🎩)51.559231.726
strict (not lenient)51.474228.1240
moist (not dry)51.463735.114
trusting (not suspicious)51.353732.6248
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')51.258229.3177
industrial (not domestic)51.270731.175
libertarian (not socialist)51.085731.5196
focused on the future (not focused on the present)50.559330.2235

Similar characters

The similarity between two characters can be calculated by taking the correlation between the lists of their traits. This produces a value from +1 to -1. With +1 implying that every trait one character is high on the other one is high on too, to an equal degree. And, -1 implying that if a character is high on specific trait, the other one is low on it. The 10 most and least similar characters to Davos Seaworth based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. James Gordon (0.852)
  2. Jorah Mormont (0.847)
  3. Sheriff Truman (0.837)
  4. Hakoda (0.836)
  5. Eddard Stark (0.836)
  1. George Oscar 'Gob' Bluth (-0.689)
  2. Lisa (-0.685)
  3. Prince John (-0.67)
  4. Joffrey Baratheon (-0.662)
  5. Lindsay Bluth Funke (-0.657)

Personality types

Personality types according to various systems can be derived from the character's traits. Profiles for a personality type were computed by averaging together all responses from people who took the test and reported a given personality type and then this composite was matched to each of those profiles as if it was its own character (as was done above). Listed closest to worst match.

  1. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = 0.65)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.65)
  3. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.63)
  4. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.6)
  5. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.47)
  6. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.4)
  7. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.35)
  8. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = 0.33)
  9. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.31)
  10. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = 0.31)
  11. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = 0.29)
  12. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.27)
  13. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = 0.22)
  14. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = 0.21)
  15. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = 0.15)
  16. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = 0.13)
  17. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = 0.02)
  18. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.01)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = -0.12)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = -0.21)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = -0.26)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = -0.28)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = -0.28)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = -0.46)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = -0.48)

Notes

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