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Meg March Personality Statistics

Meg March is a character from Little Women. 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
beautiful (not ugly)92.98810.4595
feminine (not masculine)91.94811.7326
preppy (not punk rock)90.3319.327
civilized (not barbaric)89.77513.3315
French (not Russian)89.71111.730
flower child (not goth)88.97114.447
family-first (not work-first)88.85514.3334
empath (not psychopath)88.45313.650
kind (not cruel)88.315512.2324
devoted (not unfaithful)87.921618.648
human (not animalistic)87.87213.6305
nurturing (not poisonous)87.77413.8317
tailor (not blacksmith)87.41715.525
attractive (not repulsive)87.217615.9318
gendered (not androgynous)86.717317.9320
loyal (not traitorous)86.635215.1315
😇 (not 😈)86.46117.1155
straight (not queer)86.318418.6326
on-time (not tardy)86.218313.851
clean (not perverted)85.915211.642
proper (not scandalous)85.65014.8291
angelic (not demonic)85.47115.0308
neat (not messy)85.214314.9349
respectful (not rude)85.011917.3325
normie (not freak)85.01314.065
gatherer (not hunter)84.84112.634
reliable (not experimental)84.76912.739
well behaved (not mischievous)84.63716.4304
vanilla (not kinky)84.43116.6298
romantic (not dispassionate)84.412714.560
domestic (not industrial)84.31218.8532
traditional (not unorthodox)84.04918.7541
forgiving (not vengeful)83.78417.2286
diligent (not lazy)83.758515.5300
😊 (not 🤣)83.14815.6181
not genocidal (not genocidal)83.020226.648
non-gamer (not gamer)82.812420.050
🎨 (not 🏀)82.822314.257
orderly (not chaotic)82.613516.5294
disarming (not creepy)82.69713.1292
reasonable (not deranged)82.512317.8134
treasure (not trash)82.531714.5165
fresh (not stinky)82.521216.8233
white knight (not bad boy)82.116219.846
moderate (not extreme)81.9817.3329
classical (not avant-garde)81.94619.4490
politically correct (not edgy)81.73815.7295
genuine (not sarcastic)81.611017.4316
honorable (not cunning)81.511818.4344
normal (not weird)81.52117.5319
sane (not crazy)81.55618.7155
🐿 (not 🦇)81.59116.6143
love-focused (not money-focused)81.533322.454
refined (not rugged)81.415918.5307
lover (not fighter)81.39824.753
soulful (not soulless)81.236817.1553
manicured (not scruffy)81.139018.8306
tasteful (not lewd)81.012118.4294
egalitarian (not racist)81.054314.6125
self-disciplined (not disorganized)80.844319.1293
bookish (not sporty)80.834316.5318
mature (not juvenile)80.620320.7563
complimentary (not insulting)80.513617.2500
wholesome (not salacious)80.318820.2150
tame (not wild)80.36116.9359
sensible (not ludicrous)80.216018.6320
theist (not atheist)80.16117.5490
neurotypical (not autistic)80.116020.0277
washed (not muddy)80.115518.661
devout (not heathen)80.06118.7292
eloquent (not unpolished)80.028118.5327
reassuring (not fearmongering)79.912418.157
valedictorian (not drop out)79.937921.0168
OCD (not ADHD)79.816716.345
warm (not quarrelsome)79.710417.4339
obedient (not rebellious)79.68420.5298
believable (not poorly-written)79.630518.447
healthy (not sickly)79.631820.0335
💝 (not 💔)79.511618.9239
vegan (not cannibal)79.410615.834
pronatalist (not child free)79.35520.5270
pure (not debased)79.215517.7337
🌟 (not 💩)79.243121.2143
competent (not incompetent)79.157319.5343
loveable (not punchable)79.122420.735
gracious (not feisty)79.12319.6347
attentive (not interrupting)79.011720.043
perceptive (not unobservant)78.859414.535
patient (not impatient)78.58419.7338
giving (not receiving)78.424318.859
studious (not goof-off)78.145321.4193
literary (not mathematical)78.111118.5290
sweet (not bitter)78.119218.8305
smooth (not rough)78.07921.4312
mild (not spicy)77.97422.0348
English (not German)77.933823.738
pointed (not random)77.946418.843
🎃 (not 💀)77.910914.152
charming (not awkward)77.732019.4337
good-cook (not bad-cook)77.69021.532
sheriff (not outlaw)77.622419.5305
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)77.429227.158
trusting (not suspicious)77.411019.5312
motivated (not unmotivated)77.483118.060
blissful (not haunted)77.36218.875
pacifist (not ferocious)77.210521.9279
thin (not thick)77.013519.1325
one-faced (not two-faced)77.038123.868
regular (not zany)76.94521.0132
quiet (not loud)76.915717.5312
warm (not cold)76.927220.3296
generous (not stingy)76.727723.257
coordinated (not clumsy)76.650122.0287
accommodating (not stubborn)76.64921.760
modest (not flamboyant)76.521023.7313
🥰 (not 🙃)76.412122.5230
scheduled (not spontaneous)76.237022.2349
heroic (not villainous)76.057616.6333
rhythmic (not stuttering)75.940021.248
emotional (not unemotional)75.744519.364
works hard (not plays hard)75.745622.3318
consistent (not variable)75.522118.334
cooperative (not competitive)75.414421.6315
morning lark (not night owl)75.411321.6322
transparent (not machiavellian)75.311220.255
still (not twitchy)75.29419.375
knowledgeable (not ignorant)75.253218.744
innocent (not jaded)75.110821.539
soft (not hard)75.119520.6318
deep (not epic)75.13824.539
protagonist (not antagonist)74.949822.459
deliberate (not spontaneous)74.545423.0320
fixable (not unfixable)74.414422.039
wooden (not plastic)74.329724.149
predictable (not quirky)74.311217.349
legit (not scrub)74.253720.4196
poor (not rich)74.017420.6328
prestigious (not disreputable)74.036019.6278
statist (not anarchist)74.015421.6210
🐩 (not 🐒)74.025924.7138
high IQ (not low IQ)73.979418.5318
soft (not hard)73.822121.6536
humble (not arrogant)73.722122.7304
🎩 (not 🧢)73.339024.8129
historical (not modern)73.222622.5317
sheeple (not conspiracist)73.22419.0272
glad (not mad)73.118518.2141
basic (not hipster)73.030623.0268
persistent (not quitter)73.0112621.7150
good-humored (not angry)72.936419.2304
average (not deviant)72.78922.7322
nerd (not jock)72.249419.9267
musical (not off-key)72.215518.232
patriotic (not unpatriotic)72.043719.1116
altruistic (not selfish)71.938420.8344
low-tech (not high-tech)71.828122.8314
sunny (not gloomy)71.528723.553
metrosexual (not macho)71.333719.130
realistic (not ambitious)71.310726.364
wise (not foolish)71.237121.3333
feminist (not sexist)71.261822.1187
stable (not moody)71.110523.4312
profound (not ironic)71.113322.657
straightforward (not cryptic)70.843926.4298
workaholic (not slacker)70.883719.8501
giggling (not chortling)70.811925.237
reasoned (not instinctual)70.716426.3300
optimistic (not pessimistic)70.730923.2291
existentialist (not nihilist)70.617822.3428
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)70.558323.3127
grateful (not entitled)70.531025.351
summer (not winter)70.535930.258
cautious (not impulsive)70.431725.1311
sage (not whippersnapper)70.415325.625
concrete (not abstract)70.332325.0171
intellectual (not physical)70.159226.0301
permanent (not transient)70.125525.0289
conventional (not creative)70.024427.1343
🧠 (not 💪)70.066828.3171
democratic (not authoritarian)69.831926.0272
water (not fire)69.721427.849
communal (not individualist)69.611225.6523
submissive (not dominant)69.521423.3306
unambiguous (not mysterious)69.534122.6287
tactful (not indiscreet)69.343322.3122
dramatic (not comedic)69.263519.746
opinionated (not jealous)69.265718.652
precise (not vague)69.156522.7303
earth (not air)68.842428.347
stylish (not slovenly)68.757224.1328
equitable (not hypocritical)68.635324.4530
rural (not urban)68.517727.8251
official (not backdoor)68.426724.7221
first-mate (not captain)68.345726.2302
introspective (not not introspective)68.345725.2188
simple (not complicated)68.112025.4320
mainstream (not arcane)68.115126.4286
confidential (not gossiping)68.067725.3335
sturdy (not flimsy)68.066522.936
centrist (not radical)68.012624.648
stick-in-the-mud (not adventurous)67.926521.1300
serious (not bold)67.926224.8349
🐮 (not 🐷)67.816823.0194
luddite (not technophile)67.625323.1263
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)67.622025.9168
tattle-tale (not f***-the-police)67.524125.432
interested (not bored)67.563621.732
rock (not rap)67.593820.138
vintage (not trendy)67.470129.547
resourceful (not helpless)67.3100024.1533
insider (not outsider)67.219124.8305
repetitive (not varied)67.235421.6289
naive (not paranoid)67.117526.538
serious (not playful)67.163822.4320
beta (not alpha)66.829726.9337
builder (not explorer)66.832126.6308
minimalist (not pack rat)66.831825.2135
careful (not brave)66.719425.3279
accepting (not judgemental)66.736526.1295
methodical (not astonishing)66.649826.0308
self-improving (not self-destructive)66.330625.441
spiritual (not skeptical)66.116025.9300
yes-man (not contrarian)65.918825.549
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)65.843627.1156
tight (not loose)65.869221.942
sheltered (not street-smart)65.730023.7303
serene (not pensive)65.73229.141
hard-work (not natural-talent)65.756826.449
cultured (not rustic)65.756923.055
touchy-feely (not distant)65.636124.661
down2earth (not head@clouds)65.548929.3313
👩‍🔬 (not 👩‍🎤)65.539826.9160
active (not slothful)65.4103023.9304
charismatic (not uninspiring)65.490626.4326
👨‍⚕️ (not 👨‍🔧)65.347328.2150
practical (not imaginative)65.263928.4317
inspiring (not cringeworthy)65.253124.6514
deep (not shallow)65.159324.9188
corporate (not freelance)65.136425.538
triggered (not trolling)65.056220.331
bright (not depressed)64.843221.8308
rational (not whimsical)64.560627.5330
reserved (not chatty)64.448424.6295
nonpolitical (not political)64.326827.2296
flourishing (not traumatized)64.318725.734
often crying (not never cries)64.237622.248
alert (not oblivious)64.176825.9142
innocent (not worldly)64.021925.3336
chaste (not lustful)64.031325.5301
tautology (not oxymoron)64.08523.836
timid (not cocky)63.919026.461
artistic (not scientific)63.845224.8300
real (not philosophical)63.865427.6336
generalist (not specialist)63.811625.9468
important (not irrelevant)63.8107126.2258
private (not gregarious)63.665925.2305
provincial (not cosmopolitan)63.632727.5276
sensitive (not thick-skinned)63.641325.7303
factual (not exaggerating)63.449329.041
go-getter (not slugabed)63.3110525.1136
pro (not noob)63.294624.1145
🤐 (not 😜)63.249223.2132
literal (not metaphorical)63.160826.4302
genius (not dunce)63.081219.7333
demure (not vain)62.640525.6288
high standards (not desperate)62.668425.977
chic (not cheesy)62.641026.246
monastic (not hedonist)62.422025.795
focused on the future (not focused on the present)62.332027.2336
low self esteem (not narcissistic)62.329723.157
involved (not remote)62.291225.6306
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)62.133127.931
compersive (not jealous)61.945127.2305
codependent (not independent)61.934528.1317
📈 (not 📉)61.970130.3126
enlightened (not lost)61.942021.941
bashful (not exhibitionist)61.821926.959
mundane (not extraordinary)61.721326.2320
🤠 (not 🤑)61.769328.1146
guarded (not open)61.496724.9331
tense (not relaxed)61.3104323.4326
young (not old)61.380026.6319
resigned (not resistant)61.28027.5278
no-nonsense (not dramatic)61.247127.3312
moist (not dry)61.240124.829
chosen one (not everyman)61.157730.750
happy (not sad)60.935621.6325
passive (not assertive)60.924127.3338
joyful (not miserable)60.540622.5155
😀 (not 😭)60.549524.4174
trusting (not charming)60.440828.4340
resolute (not wavering)60.490024.9128
realistic (not fantastical)60.467834.244
prideful (not envious)60.3103726.879
calm (not anxious)60.239827.2313
formal (not intimate)60.153928.5240
cat person (not dog person)60.150734.255
highbrow (not lowbrow)59.975724.9294
social (not reclusive)59.765428.1263
efficient (not overprepared)59.690625.849
ranged (not melee)59.653125.621
gullible (not cynical)59.437324.558
shy (not bold)59.114824.4311
shy (not playful)59.024924.4299
🛌 (not 🧗)58.936127.9228
subdued (not exuberant)58.939126.828
🧐 (not 😎)58.753827.0196
🐴 (not 🦄)58.768331.4140
badass (not weakass)58.7104326.938
expressive (not monotone)58.780929.552
strict (not lenient)58.671324.5364
prudish (not flirtatious)58.648626.252
driven (not unambitious)58.4134625.8340
rigid (not flexible)58.370424.8315
thinker (not doer)58.330931.481
sober (not indulgent)58.152129.9298
self-conscious (not self-assured)58.128527.9337
vulnerable (not armoured)58.139926.5375
realist (not idealist)58.062830.3546
western (not eastern)58.086230.3213
cheery (not sorrowful)57.847224.0299
conservative (not liberal)57.841329.2149
stoic (not hypochondriac)57.774022.232
🏌 (not 🤺)57.621429.1139
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)57.267929.2273
fortunate (not unlucky)57.154824.1316
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)57.164526.4327
slow-talking (not fast-talking)57.135628.838
sugarcoated (not frank)57.122226.350
picky (not always down)57.074828.262
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)56.869826.250
common sense (not analysis)56.839729.562
emotional (not logical)56.771727.8337
unchallenging (not demanding)56.623328.247
vibrant (not geriatric)56.4101529.231
Coke (not Pepsi)56.453233.051
curious (not apathetic)56.3104426.5283
introvert (not extrovert)56.250127.2333
mighty (not puny)56.1102723.2281
concise (not long-winded)56.160726.643
frugal (not lavish)56.074127.3304
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)56.066627.1196
penny-pincher (not overspender)55.975627.0237
sexual (not asexual)55.998824.845
indie (not pop)55.989129.062
thrifty (not extravagant)55.867630.453
decorative (not utilitarian)55.341426.5506
scholarly (not crafty)55.253428.8349
open-minded (not close-minded)55.286224.0317
hoarder (not unprepared)55.088522.2254
👟 (not 🥾)55.068731.3150
folksy (not presidential)55.061030.135
frenzied (not sleepy)55.0131421.038
unassuming (not pretentious)54.950927.5168
proactive (not reactive)54.851128.350
'right-brained' (not 'left-brained')54.733127.7263
cool (not dorky)54.780726.6109
linear (not circular)54.765729.533
monochrome (not multicolored)54.568328.0489
princess (not queen)54.352734.147
lighthearted (not intense)54.240628.034
👽 (not 🤡)54.078825.3110
insecure (not confident)53.938424.1308
poetic (not factual)53.954428.645
oppressed (not privileged)53.846025.042
🥵 (not 🥶)53.677523.243
chivalrous (not businesslike)53.668428.654
slow (not fast)53.534823.6273
direct (not roundabout)53.5107426.5286
🤖 (not 👻)53.565726.2113
meek (not bossy)53.341125.5339
🥳 (not 🥴)53.357426.9120
secretive (not open-book)53.099227.748
Italian (not Swedish)52.879732.026
hurried (not leisurely)52.788925.2300
😏 (not 😬)52.784426.8158
chill (not offended)52.659028.038
🤔 (not 🤫)52.595328.0133
interesting (not tiresome)52.3118025.6313
emancipated (not enslaved)52.3113724.5286
apprentice (not master)52.348425.7298
stoic (not expressive)52.260926.7280
humorless (not funny)52.259822.4289
impartial (not biased)52.228326.4279
🐀 (not 🐘)52.171829.9231
neutral (not opinionated)52.115428.151
purple (not orange)51.676932.0285
socialist (not libertarian)51.447727.4243
suspicious (not awkward)51.4103722.0294
Roman (not Greek)51.381534.225
open to new experinces (not uncreative)51.2117726.5314
obsessed (not aloof)51.1118424.3258
subjective (not objective)50.983028.1458
🦒 (not 🐐)50.942829.5228
spelunker (not claustrophobic)50.9105823.024
theoretical (not empirical)50.855828.3261
🧕 (not 💃)50.751328.7252
short (not tall)50.466122.6270
underachiever (not overachiever)50.433631.252
decisive (not hesitant)50.5115827.6334

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Jane Bennet (0.916)
  2. Melanie Hamilton (0.893)
  3. Eliza Hamilton (0.889)
  4. Anna Bates (0.875)
  5. Marge Simpson (0.871)
  6. Esme Cullen (0.862)
  7. Ann Perkins (0.858)
  8. Tracy Mills (0.854)
  9. Francis Mulcahy (0.851)
  10. Pam Beesly (0.85)
  1. Sid Phillips (-0.781)
  2. Krusty the Clown (-0.753)
  3. Frank Gallagher (-0.742)
  4. Eric Cartman (-0.72)
  5. Bender Bending Rodriguez (-0.701)
  6. Frank Reynolds (-0.699)
  7. Erlich Bachman (-0.697)
  8. Ben Chang (-0.691)
  9. Nelson Muntz (-0.685)
  10. Merle Dixon (-0.683)

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 = 0.78)
  2. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.7)
  3. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.69)
  4. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.67)
  5. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = 0.61)
  6. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.59)
  7. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = 0.52)
  8. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.5)
  9. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.47)
  10. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = 0.43)
  11. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.36)
  12. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.33)
  13. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = 0.31)
  14. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = 0.27)
  15. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = 0.2)
  16. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = 0.19)
  17. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = 0.18)
  18. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = 0.15)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = 0.06)
  20. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = -0.02)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = -0.07)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = -0.26)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = -0.33)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = -0.36)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = -0.4)

Notes

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