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Samwise Gamgee Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Samwise Gamgee is a character from Lord of the Rings.

This page summarizes crowd sourced ratings of their personality collected from users of the Statistical "Which Character" Personality Quiz. This website has recruited more than 3 million volunteers to rate characters on descriptive adjectives and other properties, which can be aggregated to create profiles that users can be matched to as part of a personality test. For more information about how the ratings were collected and how they are used, see the documentation.

Aggregated ratings for 500 descriptions

The table shows the average rating the character received for each descriptive item on a 1 to 100 scale and what that character's rank for the description is among all 2,000 characters in the database. It also shows the standard deviation of the ratings and how many different individuals submitted a rating for that description.

ItemAverage ratingRankRating standard deviationNumber of raters
loyal (not traitorous)97.917.1473
supportive (not catty)96.038.318
kind (not cruel)95.0219.1520
good-manners (not bad-manners)94.9218.414
heroic (not villainous)94.81310.2554
grateful (not entitled)94.417.058
foodie (not unenthusiastic about food)94.2188.510
devoted (not unfaithful)93.64514.240
handy (not can't-fix-anything)93.5248.510
😇 (not 😈)93.41412.1100
stable (not unstable)92.7610.213
altruistic (not selfish)92.5512.5546
gentle (not harsh)92.43111.810
empath (not psychopath)92.3816.959
green thumb (not plant-neglecter)92.3712.810
sincere (not irreverent)92.32216.218
honorable (not cunning)92.1813.3574
love-focused (not money-focused)92.05412.846
soulful (not soulless)91.94613.0105
friendly (not unfriendly)91.711513.415
warm (not cold)91.53511.8528
nurturing (not poisonous)91.52414.5209
humble (not arrogant)91.31214.6550
short (not tall)91.33515.8601
angelic (not demonic)91.21612.5522
heartfelt (not clinical)91.25011.118
pure (not debased)90.81211.9513
hugs (not handshakes)90.66310.612
respectful (not rude)90.14413.3514
giving (not receiving)90.01816.440
cooperative (not competitive)89.8915.7494
persistent (not quitter)89.637216.386
first-mate (not captain)89.61918.6573
reliable (not experimental)89.42316.758
genuine (not sarcastic)89.33617.3571
nice (not naughty)89.14812.013
good-cook (not bad-cook)88.71819.046
earth (not air)88.71616.056
emotional (not unemotional)88.711713.447
generous (not stingy)88.54816.269
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)88.33216.9502
white knight (not bad boy)88.33815.247
human (not animalistic)88.07314.9455
straightforward (not cryptic)87.72217.9537
wholesome (not salacious)87.75018.171
sweet (not bitter)87.07015.5550
one-faced (not two-faced)87.010821.771
employee (not entrepreneur)86.94113.114
sheepish (not smug)86.7128.29
romantic (not dispassionate)86.511217.256
treasure (not trash)86.422420.3110
enchanting (not disturbing)86.48117.116
motivated (not unmotivated)86.354721.245
reasonable (not deranged)86.26517.794
modest (not flamboyant)86.14118.4520
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)86.14322.2118
meaningful (not pointless)86.120923.710
folksy (not presidential)86.02419.346
provincial (not cosmopolitan)85.91419.2457
flower child (not goth)85.913915.240
devout (not heathen)85.92017.4455
people-person (not things-person)85.97011.211
warm (not quarrelsome)85.85118.1506
innocent (not jaded)85.82914.750
protagonist (not antagonist)85.717819.144
positive (not negative)85.710820.710
demure (not vain)85.6615.8507
not genocidal (not genocidal)85.521023.740
patriotic (not unpatriotic)85.49217.294
consistent (not variable)85.33621.849
🌟 (not 💩)85.226119.988
spirited (not lifeless)85.232719.113
utopian (not dystopian)85.12017.110
important (not irrelevant)85.040122.3161
sensible (not ludicrous)84.86017.3537
blue (not red)84.87317.09
unambiguous (not mysterious)84.62217.6594
proper (not scandalous)84.67717.3501
civilized (not barbaric)84.525616.3493
healthy (not sickly)84.317816.4532
fixable (not unfixable)84.31016.551
hopeful (not fearful)84.212221.011
gatherer (not hunter)84.06119.264
diligent (not lazy)83.871120.0496
accurate (not off target)83.721319.412
loveable (not punchable)83.614524.346
hard-work (not natural-talent)83.65219.962
clean (not perverted)83.526219.142
involved (not remote)83.410918.9520
real (not fake)83.436826.113
sweet (not savory)83.49725.39
domestic (not industrial)83.32418.2102
rural (not urban)83.33424.2136
transparent (not machiavellian)83.32324.037
forgiving (not vengeful)83.212423.1506
cheery (not grumpy)83.017517.310
works hard (not plays hard)82.625821.1516
believable (not poorly-written)82.422520.055
summer (not winter)82.217822.430
well behaved (not mischievous)82.19220.5540
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)81.922628.238
patient (not impatient)81.68123.6231
good-humored (not angry)81.520419.0491
💝 (not 💔)81.510724.3160
intuitive (not analytical)81.311022.69
low-tech (not high-tech)81.310121.2521
🤠 (not 🤑)81.313616.5117
seemly (not inappropriate)81.325825.112
vanilla (not kinky)81.28322.8475
thrifty (not extravagant)81.24416.136
feeler (not thinker)81.121622.913
complimentary (not insulting)80.915024.086
resourceful (not helpless)80.863419.798
disarming (not creepy)80.818817.7225
sane (not crazy)80.89520.790
family-first (not work-first)80.723223.7559
insightful (not generic)80.725027.914
noble (not jovial)80.719721.414
permanent (not transient)80.66622.9222
tasteful (not lewd)80.616320.2482
🐿 (not 🦇)80.616322.783
optimistic (not pessimistic)80.415525.1556
🎃 (not 💀)80.37519.336
fulfilled (not unfulfilled)80.35220.015
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)80.19623.1390
mild (not manic)80.15511.811
perceptive (not unobservant)79.868917.950
chivalrous (not businesslike)79.86723.356
communal (not individualist)79.82021.388
low self esteem (not narcissistic)79.86417.760
badass (not weakass)79.564225.547
sheriff (not outlaw)79.323320.3516
follower (not leader)79.216216.817
orderly (not chaotic)79.226221.5493
glad (not mad)79.011717.491
legit (not scrub)79.039124.7123
obedient (not rebellious)78.611121.7449
yes-man (not contrarian)78.64120.834
lumberjack (not mad-scientist)78.618320.510
innocent (not worldly)78.57222.2512
unassuming (not pretentious)78.55624.8117
natural (not mechanical)78.418022.512
interested (not bored)78.229319.648
earthly (not divine)78.221728.713
equitable (not hypocritical)78.212823.1115
attentive (not interrupting)78.116026.540
trusting (not charming)77.93524.4484
thick (not thin)77.915915.8392
unannoying (not annoying)77.916725.913
🥾 (not 👟)77.820525.1105
vintage (not trendy)77.844019.547
dog person (not cat person)77.717429.053
love shy (not cassanova)77.616127.015
competent (not incompetent)77.577921.8460
democratic (not authoritarian)77.313723.6483
cautious (not impulsive)77.321322.6504
resists change (not likes change)77.340516.914
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)77.116828.488
😊 (not 🤣)77.125726.190
wooden (not plastic)77.122520.448
tame (not wild)77.013319.5513
self-improving (not self-destructive)76.912724.243
luddite (not technophile)76.97121.2410
frugal (not lavish)76.715823.8500
moderate (not extreme)76.66822.6488
submissive (not dominant)76.516220.3513
beta (not alpha)76.519524.4442
confidential (not gossiping)76.556825.6585
classical (not avant-garde)76.515421.687
lover (not fighter)76.522725.350
mild (not spicy)76.412420.9535
codependent (not independent)76.414823.8604
often crying (not never cries)76.217817.447
down2earth (not head@clouds)76.225727.5518
egalitarian (not racist)76.197124.499
politically correct (not edgy)76.014022.6474
soft (not hard)75.923222.1531
🎨 (not 🏀)75.859224.152
welcoming experience (not cringing away)75.730224.112
traditional (not unorthodox)75.718720.5100
🥰 (not 🙃)75.718730.2151
practical (not imaginative)75.641523.7506
morning lark (not night owl)75.513023.1410
average (not deviant)75.55422.1353
touchy-feely (not distant)75.418925.935
simple (not complicated)75.35924.4484
expressive (not monotone)75.347524.438
sturdy (not flimsy)74.954028.563
sunny (not gloomy)74.929825.662
apprentice (not master)74.715223.2231
🐐 (not 🦒)74.714325.7139
photographer (not physicist)74.636027.412
mature (not juvenile)74.546423.1104
hippie (not militaristic)74.321932.011
resolute (not wavering)74.248027.485
deep (not shallow)74.240023.3113
prestigious (not disreputable)74.142324.3432
chaste (not lustful)74.013324.1502
bashful (not exhibitionist)74.06322.965
stable (not moody)73.99325.4539
reassuring (not fearmongering)73.933530.451
communist (not capitalist)73.917024.714
anti-prank (not prankster)73.957324.811
orange (not purple)73.914625.1413
utilitarian (not decorative)73.535524.490
slumbering (not insomniac)73.35629.415
existentialist (not nihilist)73.313822.674
feminist (not sexist)73.276424.0114
self-disciplined (not disorganized)73.185826.1527
basic (not hipster)73.035824.0497
pointed (not random)73.076325.044
common sense (not analysis)72.96027.852
young (not old)72.772421.8510
📈 (not 📉)72.531529.481
soft (not hard)72.432423.997
open-book (not secretive)72.416526.462
nerd (not jock)72.460925.2524
joyful (not miserable)72.426924.082
normie (not freak)72.320225.355
wise (not foolish)72.244322.6499
literary (not mathematical)72.136521.8444
historical (not modern)72.132223.1365
timid (not cocky)72.013321.747
on-time (not tardy)71.875327.261
bubbly (not flat)71.738529.513
inspiring (not cringeworthy)71.647030.594
nonpolitical (not political)71.615526.0441
melee (not ranged)71.58828.653
conformist (not maverick)71.513423.813
real (not philosophical)71.440527.3399
blissful (not haunted)71.216223.955
chronically single (not serial dater)71.264126.218
poor (not rich)71.130022.1462
rock (not rap)71.096322.847
water (not fire)70.926128.653
routine (not innovative)70.933825.29
cheery (not sorrowful)70.830524.6474
statist (not anarchist)70.628324.4127
deliberate (not spontaneous)70.567227.4509
accommodating (not stubborn)70.512131.163
attractive (not repulsive)70.4100219.5494
vegan (not cannibal)70.441523.742
theist (not atheist)70.319020.677
go-getter (not slugabed)70.3111526.987
quiet (not loud)70.240523.6549
workaholic (not slacker)70.2107726.291
meek (not bossy)70.119922.0500
charismatic (not uninspiring)69.996525.1433
rational (not whimsical)69.855826.6514
bright (not depressed)69.736424.5436
scheduled (not spontaneous)69.764727.3509
woke (not problematic)69.733925.512
brave (not careful)69.566729.9539
penny-pincher (not overspender)69.436924.9128
happy (not sad)69.326522.8489
centrist (not radical)69.311625.240
curious (not apathetic)69.072326.2479
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)69.048531.1102
bear (not wolf)69.025724.411
accepting (not judgemental)68.939829.5396
tailor (not blacksmith)68.860627.851
pronatalist (not child free)68.722030.3408
reader (not writer)68.724028.912
activist (not nonpartisan)68.767226.912
funny (not humorless)68.662523.2526
believing (not questioning)68.619123.311
gendered (not androgynous)68.5131227.7234
concrete (not abstract)68.546327.6107
hygienic (not gross)68.5116326.215
biased (not impartial)68.368027.0490
preppy (not punk rock)68.170719.847
cheesy (not chic)68.147122.644
emotional (not logical)68.053925.9532
normal (not weird)67.927225.2498
western (not eastern)67.951427.8123
euphoric (not resentful)67.829826.312
alert (not oblivious)67.686428.581
outdoorsy (not indoorsy)67.648436.912
pacifist (not ferocious)67.333326.3471
slow (not fast)67.313520.7527
knowledgeable (not ignorant)67.398124.551
valedictorian (not drop out)67.192226.585
original (not cliché)67.150123.211
profound (not ironic)67.128028.452
compersive (not jealous)67.039628.5463
sensitive (not thick-skinned)67.040826.8489
realistic (not ambitious)67.024629.357
engineerial (not lawyerly)66.834423.011
apologetic (not proud)66.713328.210
popular (not rejected)66.756027.211
Constant PDA (not Hates PDA)66.632222.112
gracious (not feisty)66.518527.2414
introspective (not not introspective)66.573629.0153
focused (not absentminded)66.5112931.812
goal-oriented (not experience-oriented)66.363932.015
realistic (not fantastical)66.167029.871
everyman (not chosen one)66.136329.942
blessed (not cursed)66.126630.313
beautiful (not ugly)66.0128922.393
dorky (not cool)66.047528.888
conventional (not creative)65.842628.5465
direct (not roundabout)65.894127.8504
overachiever (not underachiever)65.8119426.539
clumsy (not coordinated)65.635024.1503
hoarder (not unprepared)65.661424.0455
precise (not vague)65.584724.0335
tight (not loose)65.587223.654
rustic (not cultured)65.529524.744
lowbrow (not highbrow)65.320925.9488
repetitive (not varied)65.348025.8255
lighthearted (not intense)65.328032.542
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)65.232629.849
grounded (not fantasy-prone)65.063125.912
musical (not off-key)64.837527.267
literal (not metaphorical)64.764528.4482
sheeple (not conspiracist)64.711726.4375
triggered (not trolling)64.775824.835
straight edge (not junkie)64.7106821.514
mighty (not puny)64.6102127.1446
factual (not exaggerating)64.658129.245
crafty (not scholarly)64.677527.5582
shy (not playful)64.521024.6467
socialist (not libertarian)64.49828.2391
tense (not relaxed)64.3124726.5518
vulnerable (not armoured)64.236526.9447
OCD (not ADHD)64.185724.838
prudish (not flirtatious)64.143127.038
sober (not indulgent)63.947929.3536
obsessed (not aloof)63.880724.3474
vibrant (not geriatric)63.898326.470
Swedish (not Italian)63.644128.352
🤔 (not 🤫)63.557828.759
bookish (not sporty)63.497329.3435
sheltered (not street-smart)63.442028.8453
🧢 (not 🎩)63.463031.696
poetic (not factual)63.443125.661
neurotypical (not autistic)63.3113126.7468
unstirring (not quivering)63.394831.79
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)63.159130.7133
neat (not messy)63.093627.3400
frank (not sugarcoated)63.0119332.248
gullible (not cynical)62.938233.435
resistant (not resigned)62.8115031.1558
active (not slothful)62.8144426.7476
regular (not zany)62.837127.885
strong identity (not social chameleon)62.7120534.714
driven (not unambitious)62.6161831.0475
doer (not thinker)62.590735.360
parental (not childlike)62.582024.421
intimate (not formal)62.462629.5157
chill (not offended)62.442228.747
predictable (not quirky)62.446131.336
sassy (not chill)62.4108519.612
stoic (not hypochondriac)62.276426.842
self-conscious (not self-assured)62.129628.4472
expressive (not stoic)62.085930.1529
English (not German)62.0147731.743
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)61.943130.848
tactful (not indiscreet)61.889330.396
scruffy (not manicured)61.752926.5621
moist (not dry)61.750925.452
prying (not unmeddlesome)61.7118728.915
generalist (not specialist)61.621327.981
mellow (not energetic)61.555732.016
empirical (not theoretical)61.452930.2446
introvert (not extrovert)61.453228.5509
monastic (not hedonist)61.333128.273
sleepy (not frenzied)61.37425.754
opinionated (not jealous)61.3124424.735
French (not Russian)61.280930.042
enlightened (not lost)61.254729.141
trusting (not suspicious)61.156333.1519
studious (not goof-off)61.1114527.078
serious (not playful)61.097925.0534
no-nonsense (not dramatic)61.059429.3248
anxious (not calm)60.988928.2507
unpolished (not eloquent)60.949627.6429
lion (not zebra)60.895925.311
artistic (not scientific)60.769825.3454
moderate (not gluttonous)60.794025.111
leisurely (not hurried)60.542428.4595
unchallenging (not demanding)60.523530.865
slovenly (not stylish)60.344323.6490
spartan (not glamorous)60.387330.09
homebody (not world traveler)60.264732.711
perfect (not flawed)60.222236.510
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)60.176029.956
methodical (not astonishing)60.092829.8507
official (not backdoor)60.059830.0492
masculine (not feminine)59.9104922.2540
mainstream (not arcane)59.843730.0488
muddy (not washed)59.744325.834
fortunate (not unlucky)59.555726.1520
😀 (not 😭)59.565130.994
high standards (not desperate)59.597527.659
social (not reclusive)59.183728.3173
emancipated (not enslaved)59.0118827.2469
conservative (not liberal)59.046727.387
small-vocabulary (not big-vocabulary)58.839632.815
builder (not explorer)58.767430.9589
pack rat (not minimalist)58.756231.9107
overthinker (not underthinker)58.7132134.012
comfortable (not awkward)58.691229.518
rugged (not refined)58.568928.1513
insider (not outsider)58.554629.7351
🐴 (not 🦄)58.589636.2102
goofy (not unfrivolous)58.563627.611
interesting (not tiresome)58.4131727.3535
multicolored (not monochrome)58.272230.388
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)58.174429.482
passive (not assertive)57.936027.8472
🧕 (not 💃)57.940929.6144
metrosexual (not macho)57.9102226.256
insecure (not confident)57.841426.7521
open-minded (not close-minded)57.7103527.8599
opinionated (not neutral)57.7166030.567
withdrawn (not outgoing)57.764127.19
stuttering (not rhythmic)57.534323.659
chatty (not reserved)57.485029.7495
oppressed (not privileged)57.452024.644
subdued (not exuberant)57.257024.841
gamer (not non-gamer)57.154130.340
all-seeing (not blind)57.193123.713
reasoned (not instinctual)56.962831.1469
snoops (not minds-own-business)56.9137529.09
efficient (not overprepared)56.7133331.865
tired (not wired)56.748029.510
concise (not long-winded)56.678928.941
still (not twitchy)56.557128.353
fresh (not stinky)56.4127126.8127
slow-talking (not fast-talking)56.051228.664
🤡 (not 👽)55.963025.987
sage (not whippersnapper)55.872826.143
pensive (not serene)55.8150429.751
stereotypical (not boundary breaking)55.764128.59
evolutionist (not creationist)55.5103237.011
repressed (not forward)55.552727.511
physical (not intellectual)55.460430.9523
noob (not pro)55.437730.5103
circular (not linear)55.468829.241
high IQ (not low IQ)55.2161722.9430
idealist (not realist)55.280933.3100
indie (not pop)55.2121232.146
👻 (not 🤖)55.190625.382
prideful (not envious)55.1156628.549
easy (not uptight)55.161629.49
🧠 (not 💪)54.9134529.7105
flourishing (not traumatized)54.947131.265
focused on the present (not focused on the future)54.887731.5530
🐷 (not 🐮)54.749930.4118
always down (not picky)54.760732.446
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')54.642028.2376
subjective (not objective)54.681331.2100
open (not guarded)54.340431.9475
charmer (not buffoon)54.3136627.711
awkward (not suspicious)54.260329.9516
chortling (not giggling)54.2122229.849
extraordinary (not mundane)54.0137232.5539
🐒 (not 🐩)53.982130.692
naive (not paranoid)53.757530.841
nonconformist (not social climber)53.7110228.911
asexual (not sexual)53.653927.747
awkward (not charming)53.465628.0536
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)53.4138630.076
old-fashioned (not progressive)53.481834.114
🥳 (not 🥴)53.373531.995
delicate (not coarse)53.368130.811
bold (not serious)53.2105229.6546
corporate (not freelance)53.276334.237
reluctant (not eager)53.154430.213
kangaroo (not dolphin)53.186732.29
straight (not queer)53.0152830.6241
smooth (not rough)52.696027.8496
🐘 (not 🐀)52.693333.3138
comedic (not dramatic)52.656828.652
🥵 (not 🥶)52.6110924.833
reactive (not proactive)52.3107533.135
Roman (not Greek)52.2100130.541
open to new experinces (not uncreative)52.1150429.3492
private (not gregarious)51.9127428.9495
bold (not shy)51.8173328.1496
🤐 (not 😜)51.8103831.285
🛌 (not 🧗)51.766530.7163
creator (not consumer)51.5119429.517
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)51.475828.7426
deep (not epic)51.496330.067
side character (not main character)51.4103732.337
decisive (not hesitant)51.2145029.4504
rigid (not flexible)51.0114929.6514
😎 (not 🧐)51.0109932.583
🤺 (not 🏌)51.0157332.1107
tautology (not oxymoron)51.061429.827
fussy (not sloppy)50.1162625.613
spelunker (not claustrophobic)50.2136625.048
skeptical (not spiritual)50.7149829.5468
genius (not dunce)50.3148223.4513
queen (not princess)50.3129536.745
Pepsi (not Coke)50.688236.646
lenient (not strict)50.592028.9487
😏 (not 😬)50.5121630.174

The lowest rating for any description in the table is 50.0 despite a 1 to 100 scale being used. This is because descriptions that had values lower than the midpoint were reversed. For example, a score of 1/100 for "hot (not cold)" is equivalent to a score of 100/100 for "cold (not hot)". This was done so that all the traits that are most distinctive for a character are at the top of the table.

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 Samwise Gamgee based on their crowd-sourced profiles are listed below with the correlation in parenthesis.

Most similar Least similar
  1. Peeta Mellark (0.852)
  2. Beatrice 'Beadie' Russell (0.815)
  3. Walter 'Radar' O'Reilly (0.812)
  4. Anna Bates (0.811)
  5. Doc (0.805)
  6. Friar Tuck (0.797)
  7. Alphonse Elric (0.796)
  8. Francis Mulcahy (0.795)
  9. Pop Tate (0.784)
  10. Samwell Tarly (0.781)
  1. Robert California (-0.71)
  2. Ryan Howard (-0.709)
  3. Ernesto de la Cruz (-0.659)
  4. Joffrey Baratheon (-0.655)
  5. Count Olaf (-0.648)
  6. Commodus (-0.638)
  7. George Bluth, Sr. (-0.637)
  8. Logan Delos (-0.629)
  9. Hans (-0.629)
  10. Dennis Reynolds (-0.627)

Personality types

Users who took the quiz were asked to self-identify their Myers-Briggs and Enneagram types. We can look at the average match scores of these different groups of users with Samwise Gamgee to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Samwise Gamgee is described identify as.

Myers-Briggs Self-type Average match score with character Number of users


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