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Fern Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Fern is a character from Nomadland.

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 400 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
real (not fake)95.3155.18
not genocidal (not genocidal)91.7358.315
handy (not can't-fix-anything)91.06410.03
loyal (not traitorous)90.62219.316
non-gamer (not gamer)90.4198.113
lumberjack (not mad-scientist)89.74011.54
freelance (not corporate)89.6699.614
persistent (not quitter)89.23928.416
unenthusiastic about food (not foodie)89.0137.33
penny-pincher (not overspender)88.7411.515
earthly (not divine)88.0384.02
child free (not pronatalist)87.81815.916
chronically single (not serial dater)87.71428.64
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)87.51422.120
rural (not urban)87.21914.324
open to new experinces (not uncreative)86.81739.920
spartan (not glamorous)86.6787.15
🌟 (not 💩)86.521112.414
vintage (not trendy)86.48912.715
🧢 (not 🎩)86.25813.513
maverick (not conformist)86.217217.24
egalitarian (not racist)86.134212.418
experince-oriented (not goal-oriented)86.03212.46
outdoorsy (not indoorsy)86.01418.15
believable (not poorly-written)85.77515.719
arcane (not mainstream)85.63615.623
kind (not cruel)85.630417.822
morning lark (not night owl)85.52115.213
minimalist (not pack rat)85.41423.114
frank (not sugarcoated)84.919113.313
feminist (not sexist)84.829725.125
subdued (not exuberant)84.5413.319
confidential (not gossiping)84.423513.319
remote (not involved)84.4715.620
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)84.37727.424
independent (not codependent)84.319617.613
thrifty (not extravagant)84.31922.623
sincere (not irreverent)84.222114.05
poor (not rich)83.96322.219
haunted (not blissful)83.817612.619
hard-work (not natural-talent)83.65012.314
unorthodox (not traditional)83.517518.025
wolf (not bear)83.31338.77
protagonist (not antagonist)83.126317.518
deep (not shallow)82.91077.913
open-minded (not close-minded)82.411014.716
badass (not weakass)82.351612.117
communist (not capitalist)82.35513.33
backdoor (not official)82.111919.416
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)82.18218.821
scruffy (not manicured)82.014815.816
resourceful (not helpless)82.055723.815
wooden (not plastic)81.88523.416
realistic (not fantastical)81.713312.320
strong identity (not social chameleon)81.639523.95
photographer (not physicist)81.516112.34
unannoying (not annoying)81.411018.85
street-smart (not sheltered)81.331822.122
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)81.323516.712
low-tech (not high-tech)81.29912.714
unassuming (not pretentious)81.23215.416
🥾 (not 👟)81.214029.518
frugal (not lavish)80.97118.619
self-assured (not self-conscious)80.81989.211
active (not slothful)80.758619.419
empath (not psychopath)80.627019.724
crafty (not scholarly)80.61769.215
creator (not consumer)80.522517.44
deep (not epic)80.21215.119
mellow (not energetic)80.29213.96
alert (not oblivious)80.136015.822
concise (not long-winded)79.95117.413
contrarian (not yes-man)79.814714.119
opinionated (not jealous)79.725213.519
reclusive (not social)79.614725.713
introspective (not not introspective)79.515221.613
perceptive (not unobservant)79.569318.922
provincial (not cosmopolitan)79.45814.615
competent (not incompetent)79.466614.019
forgiving (not vengeful)79.320215.514
slovenly (not stylish)79.37914.415
rugged (not refined)79.317720.816
inspiring (not cringeworthy)79.219823.614
efficient (not overprepared)79.18818.415
punk rock (not preppy)79.122016.413
rock (not rap)79.134217.115
unfrivolous (not goofy)79.138817.67
outsider (not insider)78.99022.122
grateful (not entitled)78.916713.823
works hard (not plays hard)78.841217.721
loveable (not punchable)78.828721.622
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)78.82409.813
boundary breaking (not stereotypical)78.829815.511
mysterious (not unambiguous)78.419618.717
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)78.413113.514
proud (not apologetic)78.26705.04
🤠 (not 🤑)78.123512.617
soulful (not soulless)78.064017.622
indie (not pop)78.023318.019
utilitarian (not decorative)77.817422.813
emancipated (not enslaved)77.825326.616
queen (not princess)77.836323.620
explorer (not builder)77.719218.915
knowledgeable (not ignorant)77.357714.121
hippie (not militaristic)77.316820.23
no-nonsense (not dramatic)77.315520.018
focused on the present (not focused on the future)77.06523.323
thick-skinned (not sensitive)76.816216.216
minds-own-business (not snoops)76.75119.17
original (not cliché)76.620416.88
stoic (not hypochondriac)76.419723.412
diligent (not lazy)76.3111324.318
wise (not foolish)76.231521.116
modest (not flamboyant)76.127028.819
handshakes (not hugs)76.058817.03
anti-prank (not prankster)76.048325.04
luddite (not technophile)75.88624.116
🐒 (not 🐩)75.81356.411
humble (not arrogant)75.723220.725
winter (not summer)75.725021.713
high IQ (not low IQ)75.492517.727
private (not gregarious)75.337522.024
old (not young)75.227012.319
heroic (not villainous)75.176919.019
honorable (not cunning)75.035517.915
down2earth (not head@clouds)75.028426.021
folksy (not presidential)75.021917.112
quirky (not predictable)75.021819.926
jaded (not innocent)74.954214.617
insightful (not generic)74.751413.88
tired (not wired)74.7693.43
asexual (not sexual)74.613718.817
androgynous (not gendered)74.31719.721
trusting (not charming)74.38220.614
creative (not conventional)74.237225.213
main character (not side character)74.150630.914
altruistic (not selfish)74.140224.716
quiet (not loud)74.028622.115
wholesome (not salacious)74.040126.120
nonconformist (not social climber)74.037826.47
legit (not scrub)73.867620.817
demure (not vain)73.814917.313
accepting (not judgemental)73.726823.020
traumatized (not flourishing)73.747917.016
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)73.651825.016
nurturing (not poisonous)73.554818.216
go-getter (not slugabed)73.590713.520
🎨 (not 🏀)73.562518.914
motivated (not unmotivated)73.5126022.515
grumpy (not cheery)73.549814.64
worldly (not innocent)73.266418.418
sturdy (not flimsy)73.159325.013
cooperative (not competitive)73.022124.521
🤺 (not 🏌)73.066015.414
🧗 (not 🛌)72.858020.921
radical (not centrist)72.725419.813
earth (not air)72.533429.921
varied (not repetitive)72.25823.417
chortling (not giggling)72.137918.716
pure (not debased)72.040025.111
secretive (not open-book)71.961027.614
spontaneous (not scheduled)71.841728.420
transparent (not machiavellian)71.720822.619
direct (not roundabout)71.666324.121
world traveler (not homebody)71.549819.98
reluctant (not eager)71.512419.76
western (not eastern)71.230530.514
cynical (not gullible)71.159414.418
introvert (not extrovert)71.026921.726
reserved (not chatty)70.942725.616
🤐 (not 😜)70.939319.116
brave (not careful)70.859622.516
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)70.873026.713
outlaw (not sheriff)70.553223.627
spelunker (not claustrophobic)70.532628.519
rustic (not cultured)70.519627.415
sensible (not ludicrous)70.451919.916
muddy (not washed)70.421521.825
🐴 (not 🦄)70.344430.825
woke (not problematic)70.333811.33
disarming (not creepy)70.273020.513
tactful (not indiscreet)70.148527.120
natural (not mechanical)70.04379.93
🐐 (not 🦒)69.832822.616
things-person (not people-person)69.837417.26
spirited (not lifeless)69.79707.93
real (not philosophical)69.450532.015
pro (not noob)69.495922.420
human (not animalistic)69.390323.314
genuine (not sarcastic)69.248920.218
🧕 (not 💃)69.212626.214
one-faced (not two-faced)69.278228.920
stubborn (not accommodating)69.291931.614
devoted (not unfaithful)69.2124717.813
noble (not jovial)69.162520.47
driven (not unambitious)69.1135319.815
welcoming experience (not cringing away)69.150612.87
progressive (not old-fashioned)69.049413.54
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)68.974122.016
vegan (not cannibal)68.945721.518
respectful (not rude)68.867120.418
heartfelt (not clinical)68.867631.05
rebellious (not obedient)68.778020.614
🥴 (not 🥳)68.636616.314
compersive (not jealous)68.434822.618
generous (not stingy)68.466421.123
supportive (not catty)68.471614.45
resolute (not wavering)68.472326.516
prideful (not envious)68.382220.913
blue (not red)68.34617.47
distant (not touchy-feely)68.254225.617
focused (not absentminded)68.1104718.310
😇 (not 😈)68.054818.219
writer (not reader)68.033120.45
equitable (not hypocritical)67.946423.214
English (not German)67.8114128.614
blacksmith (not tailor)67.833816.313
lowbrow (not highbrow)67.716421.015
transient (not permanent)67.716534.919
extraordinary (not mundane)67.685526.721
serious (not playful)67.577517.818
profound (not ironic)67.525722.322
low self esteem (not narcissistic)67.427815.813
oppressed (not privileged)67.427624.314
straightforward (not cryptic)67.370226.313
angelic (not demonic)67.165416.815
liberal (not conservative)67.166224.313
work-first (not family-first)67.155829.714
pacifist (not ferocious)67.033225.515
self-disciplined (not disorganized)67.0102428.725
sage (not whippersnapper)66.929326.917
mighty (not puny)66.990322.820
emotional (not logical)66.856428.317
slow-talking (not fast-talking)66.820613.915
flawed (not perfect)66.886620.76
important (not irrelevant)66.7125129.018
🧠 (not 💪)66.793822.818
opinionated (not neutral)66.6131627.124
aloof (not obsessed)66.55720.914
monastic (not hedonist)66.518323.613
factual (not exaggerating)66.552018.213
Hates PDA (not Constant PDA)66.558929.52
mature (not juvenile)66.467230.022
attentive (not interrupting)66.453027.021
warm (not quarrelsome)66.345325.920
all-seeing (not blind)66.357017.67
treasure (not trash)66.2124025.615
tautology (not oxymoron)66.25527.95
chaste (not lustful)66.132619.317
complicated (not simple)66.186931.013
realistic (not ambitious)66.025825.819
overthinker (not underthinker)66.0100517.74
weird (not normal)65.969119.515
practical (not imaginative)65.876526.913
workaholic (not slacker)65.8120917.918
stoic (not expressive)65.737925.520
atheist (not theist)65.566224.513
feeler (not thinker)65.470128.45
withdrawn (not outgoing)65.441125.45
guarded (not open)65.3106033.218
rough (not smooth)65.349820.514
love-focused (not money-focused)65.2100732.215
hard (not soft)65.168425.222
poetic (not factual)65.137020.312
🧐 (not 😎)65.146127.516
pensive (not serene)65.192823.021
dry (not moist)65.040726.511
gluttonous (not moderate)65.04430.01
unpolished (not eloquent)64.938026.919
sad (not happy)64.974425.414
sorrowful (not cheery)64.874920.122
patient (not impatient)64.835625.417
😊 (not 🤣)64.874924.914
interesting (not tiresome)64.799329.221
industrial (not domestic)64.742832.313
👽 (not 🤡)64.750922.513
🐮 (not 🐷)64.741620.014
common sense (not analysis)64.720526.415
😭 (not 😀)64.541518.015
charmer (not buffoon)64.599219.18
giving (not receiving)64.483619.320
edgy (not politically correct)64.369920.115
master (not apprentice)64.393332.516
interested (not bored)64.2102227.913
unmeddlesome (not prying)64.016117.16
resists change (not likes change)64.093120.97
depressed (not bright)63.946825.514
everyman (not chosen one)63.942033.414
socialist (not libertarian)63.810426.414
unlucky (not fortunate)63.756226.222
chivalrous (not businesslike)63.753025.415
skeptical (not spiritual)63.6104727.613
individualist (not communal)63.674130.016
doer (not thinker)63.683923.823
nice (not naughty)63.665419.07
genius (not dunce)63.4100821.117
intense (not lighthearted)63.499129.020
straight (not queer)63.3117926.815
👻 (not 🤖)63.355129.513
assertive (not passive)63.2110427.920
leisurely (not hurried)63.235025.222
chill (not offended)63.139328.217
charismatic (not uninspiring)62.9126223.421
miserable (not joyful)62.880023.413
never cries (not often crying)62.777719.312
nonpolitical (not political)62.639923.816
nerd (not jock)62.686524.719
bitter (not sweet)62.563419.120
intellectual (not physical)62.498521.814
curious (not apathetic)62.3106424.815
realist (not idealist)62.361126.617
green thumb (not plant-neglecter)62.353732.93
zebra (not lion)62.351316.84
wild (not tame)62.090530.312
captain (not first-mate)61.974829.115
OCD (not ADHD)61.991718.915
intuitive (not analytical)61.964810.27
unstirring (not quivering)61.899025.74
existentialist (not nihilist)61.775426.615
reasonable (not deranged)61.782128.215
prudish (not flirtatious)61.749718.115
unfulfilled (not fulfilled)61.789330.73
insomniac (not slumbering)61.7111317.66
questioning (not believing)61.692223.45
alpha (not beta)61.599123.620
beautiful (not ugly)61.4139226.622
parental (not childlike)61.483923.65
💀 (not 🎃)61.367825.813
meaningful (not pointless)61.3130315.93
off-key (not musical)61.264526.413
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')61.014313.811
literary (not mathematical)60.984925.015
💔 (not 💝)60.956028.517
big-vocabulary (not small-vocabulary)60.8119113.95
enchanting (not disturbing)60.893719.910
vague (not precise)60.727528.414
🐿 (not 🦇)60.782827.116
bookish (not sporty)60.6100527.317
hard (not soft)60.583521.914
hopeful (not fearful)60.594022.28
avant-garde (not classical)60.448520.716
🥶 (not 🥵)60.444828.414
paranoid (not naive)60.484518.818
instinctual (not reasoned)60.383025.114
monotone (not expressive)60.341920.718
hipster (not basic)60.243532.517
nonpartisan (not activist)60.036519.02
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)59.878026.020
clean (not perverted)59.8109726.513
zany (not regular)59.784627.319
drop out (not valedictorian)59.748629.215
always down (not picky)59.638926.119
Roman (not Greek)59.549828.713
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)59.553424.121
white knight (not bad boy)59.593423.519
tasteful (not lewd)59.1107222.917
attractive (not repulsive)59.1133519.014
studious (not goof-off)59.1117920.413
awkward (not suspicious)59.044727.013
Russian (not French)59.041633.112
artistic (not scientific)58.872926.714
stinky (not fresh)58.841223.518
positive (not negative)58.887123.86
flexible (not rigid)58.755730.114
friendly (not unfriendly)58.7111817.63
democratic (not authoritarian)58.685627.714
coordinated (not clumsy)58.6114527.416
self-improving (not self-destructive)58.563030.617
sheepish (not smug)58.537820.86
armoured (not vulnerable)58.4102422.212
serious (not bold)58.262331.919
love shy (not cassanova)58.073534.55
awkward (not charming)57.952028.916
lost (not enlightened)57.980628.415
consistent (not variable)57.995729.215
methodical (not astonishing)57.897526.718
underachiever (not overachiever)57.826024.117
stable (not moody)57.741630.117
sober (not indulgent)57.766823.114
desperate (not high standards)57.750428.011
on-time (not tardy)57.7116727.018
grounded (not fantasy-prone)57.683217.89
flat (not bubbly)57.686316.05
coarse (not delicate)57.6101818.55
unstable (not stable)57.694622.05
dog person (not cat person)57.575635.614
tense (not relaxed)57.4141223.618
employee (not entrepreneur)57.460137.47
heathen (not devout)57.362624.520
anarchist (not statist)57.369324.919
Pepsi (not Coke)57.342726.515
dramatic (not comedic)57.2120522.619
autistic (not neurotypical)57.122423.814
evolutionist (not creationist)57.09316.02
linear (not circular)56.969228.911
ranged (not melee)56.980932.18
triggered (not trolling)56.9117615.113
resistant (not resigned)56.8143432.713
messy (not neat)56.859930.513
🤔 (not 🤫)56.896228.015
Swedish (not Italian)56.867833.510
hoarder (not unprepared)56.7102424.815
😬 (not 😏)56.757727.123
junkie (not straight edge)56.745913.14
awkward (not comfortable)56.766320.53
cautious (not impulsive)56.581726.513
📉 (not 📈)56.533323.115
masculine (not feminine)56.4109615.914
lover (not fighter)56.480528.918
sloppy (not fussy)56.429913.65
slow (not fast)56.333923.114
cursed (not blessed)56.3113918.44
orange (not purple)56.274631.716
rational (not whimsical)56.1102328.917
conspiracist (not sheeple)56.1118227.322
dispassionate (not romantic)56.142028.014
loose (not tight)56.150822.015
good-manners (not bad-manners)56.1116423.29
chaotic (not orderly)55.880526.814
empirical (not theoretical)55.888132.617
complimentary (not insulting)55.794826.019
timid (not cocky)55.738723.726
thin (not thick)55.6105725.513
gloomy (not sunny)55.697626.612
flower child (not goth)55.5112825.310
intimate (not formal)55.486226.320
bashful (not exhibitionist)55.450122.819
savory (not sweet)55.3101624.63
harsh (not gentle)55.389125.93
dolphin (not kangaroo)55.078623.02
dominant (not submissive)54.9123422.314
anxious (not calm)54.9107525.224
disreputable (not prestigious)54.954732.514
🥰 (not 🙃)54.991733.519
decisive (not hesitant)54.8130625.618
euphoric (not resentful)54.861125.66
easy (not uptight)54.861314.26
off target (not accurate)54.848629.95
kinky (not vanilla)54.786921.414
spontaneous (not deliberate)54.763833.815
short (not tall)54.770522.8260
warm (not cold)54.799927.419
proactive (not reactive)54.761431.118
engineerial (not lawyerly)54.771128.54
civilized (not barbaric)54.6127823.221
multicolored (not monochrome)54.681831.127
sane (not crazy)54.584324.624
forward (not repressed)54.5114122.52
bold (not shy)54.4163031.716
dystopian (not utopian)54.387925.79
reassuring (not fearmongering)54.2109224.714
deviant (not average)54.1115828.916
sleepy (not frenzied)53.916725.318
lenient (not strict)53.880722.414
bossy (not meek)53.8132026.519
good-humored (not angry)53.8103320.015
macho (not metrosexual)53.862223.913
proper (not scandalous)53.789529.320
mild (not manic)53.766620.99
shy (not playful)53.546523.522
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)53.570627.516
water (not fire)53.468331.020
demanding (not unchallenging)53.2151829.919
literal (not metaphorical)53.1122924.117
🐘 (not 🐀)53.088230.013
leader (not follower)52.7124421.44
biased (not impartial)52.6150823.716
subjective (not objective)52.690533.615
experimental (not reliable)52.682530.814
confident (not insecure)52.5134228.515
twitchy (not still)52.5117232.916
cheesy (not chic)52.599023.513
innovative (not routine)52.5102925.86
rejected (not popular)52.590124.64
mild (not spicy)52.467322.416
cool (not dorky)52.4109525.112
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)52.478426.718
modern (not historical)52.3107827.915
fixable (not unfixable)52.3120728.216
rhythmic (not stuttering)52.2147125.315
seemly (not inappropriate)52.2117126.25
well behaved (not mischievous)52.179126.415
mad (not glad)52.1108923.914
unpatriotic (not patriotic)52.145123.414
sickly (not healthy)52.046923.414
extreme (not moderate)51.9124130.219
concrete (not abstract)51.9114529.115
hunter (not gatherer)51.9104733.414
freak (not normie)51.9107419.918
gracious (not feisty)51.654726.514
bad-cook (not good-cook)51.698827.614
vibrant (not geriatric)51.4142127.311
chill (not sassy)51.450618.45
humorless (not funny)51.278324.719
random (not pointed)51.247025.315
pessimistic (not optimistic)51.197324.818
hygienic (not gross)51.1153011.47
emotional (not unemotional)50.3147826.620
suspicious (not trusting)50.6111835.116
specialist (not generalist)50.4134128.514

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Daryl Dixon (0.697)
  2. 'Chief' Bromden (0.675)
  3. Nathaniel 'Hawkeye' Poe (0.671)
  4. Carol Peletier (0.648)
  5. Davos Seaworth (0.644)
  6. Remus Lupin (0.638)
  7. Katniss Everdeen (0.627)
  8. Marianne (0.627)
  9. Jyn Erso (0.624)
  10. Stevie Budd (0.622)
  1. Gretchen Wieners (-0.527)
  2. Joey Donner (-0.499)
  3. James Taggart (-0.494)
  4. Asher Millstone (-0.463)
  5. Zapp Brannigan (-0.449)
  6. Prince John (-0.448)
  7. Topper (-0.44)
  8. Tom Wambsgans (-0.426)
  9. King George III (-0.419)
  10. Pete Campbell (-0.404)

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 Fern to see what personality types people who describe themselves in ways similar to the way Fern is described identify as.

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


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