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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 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
real (not fake)95.355.18
not genocidal (not genocidal)92.0358.116
loyal (not traitorous)90.62259.316
non-gamer (not gamer)90.4228.113
handy (not can't-fix-anything)90.46110.25
freelance (not corporate)89.6729.614
persistent (not quitter)89.24058.416
maverick (not conformist)89.010616.35
penny-pincher (not overspender)88.7611.515
communist (not capitalist)88.21212.06
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)87.51622.120
rural (not urban)87.21914.324
open to new experinces (not uncreative)86.81809.920
chronically single (not serial dater)86.61548.15
🌟 (not 💩)86.521912.414
vintage (not trendy)86.49412.715
🧢 (not 🎩)86.26013.513
egalitarian (not racist)86.135812.418
experience-oriented (not goal-oriented)86.02412.46
outdoorsy (not indoorsy)86.01258.15
believable (not poorly-written)85.78015.719
arcane (not mainstream)85.63715.623
kind (not cruel)85.631317.822
morning lark (not night owl)85.52315.213
minimalist (not pack rat)85.41423.114
sincere (not irreverent)85.317613.06
independent (not codependent)85.117717.214
frank (not sugarcoated)84.920213.313
feminist (not sexist)84.831025.125
child free (not pronatalist)84.76619.617
subdued (not exuberant)84.5513.319
confidential (not gossiping)84.423813.319
remote (not involved)84.4715.620
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)84.37927.424
thrifty (not extravagant)84.32022.623
poor (not rich)83.96522.219
haunted (not blissful)83.818012.619
hard-work (not natural-talent)83.65212.314
unorthodox (not traditional)83.518018.025
wolf (not bear)83.31228.77
spartan (not glamorous)83.213310.06
protagonist (not antagonist)83.127317.518
photographer (not physicist)83.011711.45
deep (not shallow)82.91127.913
lumberjack (not mad-scientist)82.711514.66
open-minded (not close-minded)82.411214.716
badass (not weakass)82.353212.117
backdoor (not official)82.112619.416
country-bumpkin (not city-slicker)82.18118.821
scruffy (not manicured)82.015015.816
resourceful (not helpless)82.057323.815
wooden (not plastic)81.89023.416
realistic (not fantastical)81.714012.320
strong identity (not social chameleon)81.638423.95
unannoying (not annoying)81.49618.85
Hates PDA (not Constant PDA)81.416022.95
street-smart (not sheltered)81.332622.122
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)81.324316.712
low-tech (not high-tech)81.210512.714
unassuming (not pretentious)81.23215.416
🥾 (not 👟)81.214329.518
frugal (not lavish)80.97218.619
tired (not wired)80.82311.36
self-assured (not self-conscious)80.82079.211
crafty (not scholarly)80.81739.016
handshakes (not hugs)80.844914.55
active (not slothful)80.759619.419
empath (not psychopath)80.627719.724
deep (not epic)80.21415.119
alert (not oblivious)80.137415.822
punk rock (not preppy)80.120516.214
hippie (not militaristic)80.013017.16
moderate (not gluttonous)80.023426.04
concise (not long-winded)79.95417.413
contrarian (not yes-man)79.816014.119
opinionated (not jealous)79.726613.519
slovenly (not stylish)79.68014.016
proud (not apologetic)79.66305.25
reclusive (not social)79.615425.713
introspective (not not introspective)79.515621.613
perceptive (not unobservant)79.571218.922
provincial (not cosmopolitan)79.45814.615
competent (not incompetent)79.468614.019
forgiving (not vengeful)79.320515.514
rugged (not refined)79.318220.816
inspiring (not cringeworthy)79.220123.614
efficient (not overprepared)79.18918.415
rock (not rap)79.135617.115
outsider (not insider)78.99322.122
grateful (not entitled)78.916813.823
loveable (not punchable)78.829221.622
creator (not consumer)78.825915.95
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)78.82459.813
boundary breaking (not stereotypical)78.827515.511
mellow (not energetic)78.79713.37
works hard (not plays hard)78.742617.322
soulful (not soulless)78.462617.423
mysterious (not unambiguous)78.420418.717
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)78.413713.514
🤠 (not 🤑)78.123912.617
indie (not pop)78.024118.019
utilitarian (not decorative)77.818022.813
emancipated (not enslaved)77.826126.616
queen (not princess)77.837323.620
explorer (not builder)77.720018.915
evolutionist (not creationist)77.617617.95
natural (not mechanical)77.520315.64
knowledgeable (not ignorant)77.359214.121
focused on the present (not focused on the future)77.06923.323
no-nonsense (not dramatic)76.916519.519
thick-skinned (not sensitive)76.816816.216
minds-own-business (not snoops)76.74319.17
original (not cliché)76.619216.88
stoic (not hypochondriac)76.420423.412
unfrivolous (not goofy)76.447818.08
wise (not foolish)76.232921.116
modest (not flamboyant)76.127228.819
luddite (not technophile)75.89024.116
🐒 (not 🐩)75.81446.411
humble (not arrogant)75.723720.725
winter (not summer)75.725721.713
high IQ (not low IQ)75.494517.727
private (not gregarious)75.338722.024
old (not young)75.228212.319
heroic (not villainous)75.178719.019
honorable (not cunning)75.036017.915
down2earth (not head@clouds)75.029426.021
folksy (not presidential)75.022217.112
quirky (not predictable)75.022819.926
jaded (not innocent)74.956214.617
diligent (not lazy)74.9119724.319
insightful (not generic)74.750713.88
asexual (not sexual)74.614018.817
androgynous (not gendered)74.31719.721
trusting (not charming)74.38320.614
creative (not conventional)74.238725.213
main character (not side character)74.152430.914
altruistic (not selfish)74.141024.716
quiet (not loud)74.028922.115
wholesome (not salacious)74.040926.120
nonconformist (not social climber)74.038426.47
legit (not scrub)73.869620.817
demure (not vain)73.815117.313
accepting (not judgemental)73.727423.020
traumatized (not flourishing)73.750517.016
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)73.653725.016
nurturing (not poisonous)73.556018.216
go-getter (not slugabed)73.593313.520
🎨 (not 🏀)73.564418.914
motivated (not unmotivated)73.5129322.515
worldly (not innocent)73.268818.418
woke (not problematic)73.22469.85
sturdy (not flimsy)73.161325.013
cooperative (not competitive)73.022324.521
🤺 (not 🏌)73.067915.414
🧗 (not 🛌)72.859220.921
radical (not centrist)72.726519.813
earth (not air)72.534429.921
grumpy (not cheery)72.453413.35
varied (not repetitive)72.26123.417
chortling (not giggling)72.139118.716
pure (not debased)72.041125.111
unenthusiastic about food (not foodie)72.017021.75
secretive (not open-book)71.962927.614
spontaneous (not scheduled)71.843528.420
transparent (not machiavellian)71.721322.619
direct (not roundabout)71.668624.121
world traveler (not homebody)71.549619.98
reluctant (not eager)71.511519.76
western (not eastern)71.232730.514
cynical (not gullible)71.161614.418
introvert (not extrovert)71.027321.726
reserved (not chatty)70.943925.616
🤐 (not 😜)70.940219.116
brave (not careful)70.861522.516
🚴 (not 🏋️‍♂️)70.875626.713
progressive (not old-fashioned)70.844012.65
outlaw (not sheriff)70.555123.627
spelunker (not claustrophobic)70.533528.519
rustic (not cultured)70.519727.415
sensible (not ludicrous)70.453219.916
things-person (not people-person)70.436016.07
muddy (not washed)70.422021.825
overthinker (not underthinker)70.485618.15
🐴 (not 🦄)70.345730.825
real (not philosophical)70.346131.216
disarming (not creepy)70.275220.513
earthly (not divine)70.255729.65
tactful (not indiscreet)70.149827.120
🐐 (not 🦒)69.834422.616
withdrawn (not outgoing)69.530924.96
pro (not noob)69.498622.420
human (not animalistic)69.391823.314
genuine (not sarcastic)69.249620.218
one-faced (not two-faced)69.280628.920
devoted (not unfaithful)69.2127817.813
noble (not jovial)69.163520.47
driven (not unambitious)69.1138919.815
welcoming experience (not cringing away)69.151512.87
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)68.976922.016
vegan (not cannibal)68.947221.518
respectful (not rude)68.868720.418
rebellious (not obedient)68.780520.614
🥴 (not 🥳)68.637616.314
compersive (not jealous)68.435922.618
generous (not stingy)68.467521.123
supportive (not catty)68.472214.45
resolute (not wavering)68.474426.516
prideful (not envious)68.384220.913
blue (not red)68.34507.47
distant (not touchy-feely)68.256125.617
focused (not absentminded)68.1107618.310
😇 (not 😈)68.056218.219
writer (not reader)68.032520.45
🧕 (not 💃)67.916025.715
equitable (not hypocritical)67.947223.214
English (not German)67.8117628.614
blacksmith (not tailor)67.834916.313
anti-prank (not prankster)67.876527.85
lowbrow (not highbrow)67.716821.015
transient (not permanent)67.717034.919
friendly (not unfriendly)67.691517.75
spirited (not lifeless)67.6109021.65
extraordinary (not mundane)67.687826.721
serious (not playful)67.579717.818
profound (not ironic)67.526622.322
low self esteem (not narcissistic)67.428915.813
oppressed (not privileged)67.428024.314
straightforward (not cryptic)67.371826.313
questioning (not believing)67.271624.86
angelic (not demonic)67.166416.815
liberal (not conservative)67.168624.313
work-first (not family-first)67.156829.714
pacifist (not ferocious)67.033925.515
self-disciplined (not disorganized)67.0104228.725
sage (not whippersnapper)66.929726.917
mighty (not puny)66.992522.820
emotional (not logical)66.858128.317
treasure (not trash)66.8124424.916
slow-talking (not fast-talking)66.821013.915
flawed (not perfect)66.889520.76
important (not irrelevant)66.7129029.018
🧠 (not 💪)66.797022.818
opinionated (not neutral)66.6135627.124
unstirring (not quivering)66.679924.95
aloof (not obsessed)66.55820.914
monastic (not hedonist)66.519123.613
factual (not exaggerating)66.552718.213
mature (not juvenile)66.469330.022
attentive (not interrupting)66.454127.021
warm (not quarrelsome)66.346325.920
all-seeing (not blind)66.358217.67
tautology (not oxymoron)66.25927.95
chaste (not lustful)66.134019.317
complicated (not simple)66.189531.013
realistic (not ambitious)66.026725.819
weird (not normal)65.971619.515
practical (not imaginative)65.878426.913
workaholic (not slacker)65.8123617.918
meaningful (not pointless)65.8116426.66
stoic (not expressive)65.739025.520
stubborn (not accommodating)65.7107933.215
atheist (not theist)65.568224.513
common sense (not analysis)65.518925.816
feeler (not thinker)65.471328.45
awkward (not comfortable)65.446020.15
guarded (not open)65.3109133.218
rough (not smooth)65.351220.514
love-focused (not money-focused)65.2103532.215
hard (not soft)65.171125.222
poetic (not factual)65.138120.312
🧐 (not 😎)65.148127.516
pensive (not serene)65.195123.021
depressed (not bright)65.044925.015
dry (not moist)65.041626.511
unpolished (not eloquent)64.939126.919
sad (not happy)64.976725.414
sorrowful (not cheery)64.876720.122
patient (not impatient)64.836625.417
😊 (not 🤣)64.876624.914
interesting (not tiresome)64.7102529.221
industrial (not domestic)64.743832.313
👽 (not 🤡)64.753222.513
🐮 (not 🐷)64.742920.014
😭 (not 😀)64.542918.015
charmer (not buffoon)64.5103319.18
giving (not receiving)64.485119.320
edgy (not politically correct)64.372220.115
master (not apprentice)64.395932.516
intense (not lighthearted)64.299928.521
interested (not bored)64.2104627.913
heartfelt (not clinical)64.087631.47
unmeddlesome (not prying)64.013917.16
resists change (not likes change)64.095320.97
everyman (not chosen one)63.943333.414
genius (not dunce)63.8101020.618
socialist (not libertarian)63.810726.414
unlucky (not fortunate)63.758426.222
chivalrous (not businesslike)63.754525.415
skeptical (not spiritual)63.6107327.613
individualist (not communal)63.676530.016
doer (not thinker)63.686223.823
nice (not naughty)63.667019.07
straight (not queer)63.3120626.815
👻 (not 🤖)63.357429.513
assertive (not passive)63.2113427.920
leisurely (not hurried)63.235425.222
chill (not offended)63.140428.217
charismatic (not uninspiring)62.9129623.421
miserable (not joyful)62.882523.413
never cries (not often crying)62.780219.312
parental (not childlike)62.781121.76
nonpolitical (not political)62.640523.816
nerd (not jock)62.689224.719
bitter (not sweet)62.565419.120
intellectual (not physical)62.4101621.814
curious (not apathetic)62.3108524.815
realist (not idealist)62.363026.617
wild (not tame)62.093430.312
off-key (not musical)62.063225.614
rejected (not popular)62.066129.15
captain (not first-mate)61.977029.115
OCD (not ADHD)61.994018.915
intuitive (not analytical)61.967710.27
repressed (not forward)61.833823.36
existentialist (not nihilist)61.776726.615
reasonable (not deranged)61.783928.215
prudish (not flirtatious)61.750918.115
insomniac (not slumbering)61.7115317.66
alpha (not beta)61.5101423.620
love shy (not cassanova)61.564032.56
green thumb (not plant-neglecter)61.455931.05
💀 (not 🎃)61.369425.813
hard (not soft)61.083821.215
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')61.015013.811
literary (not mathematical)60.987825.015
💔 (not 💝)60.958128.517
enchanting (not disturbing)60.895719.910
vague (not precise)60.728428.414
🐿 (not 🦇)60.784627.116
bookish (not sporty)60.6103927.317
avant-garde (not classical)60.450820.716
🥶 (not 🥵)60.446328.414
paranoid (not naive)60.487518.818
savory (not sweet)60.489320.65
instinctual (not reasoned)60.385425.114
monotone (not expressive)60.342320.718
sheepish (not smug)60.333419.87
hipster (not basic)60.245032.517
cursed (not blessed)60.0103318.15
engineerial (not lawyerly)60.052527.55
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)59.880526.020
Roman (not Greek)59.850427.714
clean (not perverted)59.8112726.513
beautiful (not ugly)59.7147627.223
zany (not regular)59.787127.319
drop out (not valedictorian)59.750029.215
hopeful (not fearful)59.798221.09
always down (not picky)59.639226.119
pain-avoidant (not masochistic)59.555024.121
white knight (not bad boy)59.595523.519
coarse (not delicate)59.299517.26
tasteful (not lewd)59.1109922.917
attractive (not repulsive)59.1137419.014
studious (not goof-off)59.1121020.413
awkward (not suspicious)59.046127.013
Russian (not French)59.042733.112
artistic (not scientific)58.875226.714
stinky (not fresh)58.842223.518
positive (not negative)58.890223.86
flexible (not rigid)58.757530.114
democratic (not authoritarian)58.687227.714
coordinated (not clumsy)58.6117427.416
leader (not follower)58.6115722.45
self-improving (not self-destructive)58.564730.617
armoured (not vulnerable)58.4105522.212
easy (not uptight)58.453215.87
Swedish (not Italian)58.362932.311
serious (not bold)58.263331.919
awkward (not charming)57.953728.916
lost (not enlightened)57.982528.415
consistent (not variable)57.997529.215
methodical (not astonishing)57.8100326.718
underachiever (not overachiever)57.826824.117
stable (not moody)57.742630.117
sober (not indulgent)57.768823.114
desperate (not high standards)57.751728.011
on-time (not tardy)57.7119727.018
grounded (not fantasy-prone)57.684317.89
flat (not bubbly)57.688116.05
unstable (not stable)57.697822.05
dog person (not cat person)57.577835.614
tense (not relaxed)57.4145123.618
dispassionate (not romantic)57.439827.415
heathen (not devout)57.365124.520
anarchist (not statist)57.371724.919
Pepsi (not Coke)57.343826.515
big-vocabulary (not small-vocabulary)57.3132414.96
dramatic (not comedic)57.2123822.619
autistic (not neurotypical)57.124323.814
linear (not circular)56.971128.911
ranged (not melee)56.983232.18
triggered (not trolling)56.9120615.113
resistant (not resigned)56.8147132.713
messy (not neat)56.861530.513
🤔 (not 🤫)56.898328.015
hoarder (not unprepared)56.7105124.815
😬 (not 😏)56.759927.123
cautious (not impulsive)56.583726.513
📉 (not 📈)56.534723.115
masculine (not feminine)56.4112215.914
lover (not fighter)56.482728.918
sloppy (not fussy)56.429813.65
slow (not fast)56.334623.114
orange (not purple)56.277031.716
rational (not whimsical)56.1104728.917
conspiracist (not sheeple)56.1121827.322
loose (not tight)56.152122.015
good-manners (not bad-manners)56.1119923.29
chaotic (not orderly)55.882926.814
empirical (not theoretical)55.890232.617
complimentary (not insulting)55.796726.019
timid (not cocky)55.739723.726
gentle (not harsh)55.788124.16
gloomy (not sunny)55.6100326.612
flower child (not goth)55.5115125.310
intimate (not formal)55.488626.320
bashful (not exhibitionist)55.451422.819
innovative (not routine)55.096724.67
dominant (not submissive)54.9127022.314
anxious (not calm)54.9111325.224
disreputable (not prestigious)54.956332.514
🥰 (not 🙃)54.993633.519
decisive (not hesitant)54.8134625.618
off target (not accurate)54.847829.95
kinky (not vanilla)54.789421.414
spontaneous (not deliberate)54.765933.815
short (not tall)54.772222.8260
warm (not cold)54.7102327.419
proactive (not reactive)54.763131.118
civilized (not barbaric)54.6130823.221
multicolored (not monochrome)54.684331.127
sane (not crazy)54.586124.624
bold (not shy)54.4167531.716
dystopian (not utopian)54.390525.79
reassuring (not fearmongering)54.2111524.714
biased (not impartial)54.1148523.817
deviant (not average)54.1119728.916
activist (not nonpartisan)54.0123532.55
sleepy (not frenzied)53.916925.318
lenient (not strict)53.882922.414
bossy (not meek)53.8135726.519
good-humored (not angry)53.8105920.015
macho (not metrosexual)53.863423.913
proper (not scandalous)53.791729.320
mild (not manic)53.768220.99
thin (not thick)53.6115425.514
unfulfilled (not fulfilled)53.6124026.35
shy (not playful)53.547223.522
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)53.573427.516
water (not fire)53.470031.020
demanding (not unchallenging)53.2156229.919
literal (not metaphorical)53.1126324.117
employee (not entrepreneur)53.169436.88
🐘 (not 🐀)53.090730.013
dolphin (not kangaroo)53.092030.94
subjective (not objective)52.693333.615
experimental (not reliable)52.685330.814
confident (not insecure)52.5137928.515
twitchy (not still)52.5121032.916
cheesy (not chic)52.5101423.513
mild (not spicy)52.468622.416
generalist (not specialist)52.457928.315
cool (not dorky)52.4112525.112
stuck-in-the-past (not forward-thinking)52.480826.718
modern (not historical)52.3110627.915
fixable (not unfixable)52.3123528.216
rhythmic (not stuttering)52.2151325.315
seemly (not inappropriate)52.2120026.25
well behaved (not mischievous)52.180726.415
mad (not glad)52.1112223.914
unpatriotic (not patriotic)52.147223.414
sickly (not healthy)52.048723.414
extreme (not moderate)51.9127730.219
concrete (not abstract)51.9117429.115
hunter (not gatherer)51.9108033.414
freak (not normie)51.9111119.918
lion (not zebra)51.8118523.06
gracious (not feisty)51.656226.514
bad-cook (not good-cook)51.6101627.614
vibrant (not geriatric)51.4145627.311
junkie (not straight edge)51.455215.95
humorless (not funny)51.279824.719
random (not pointed)51.248825.315
pessimistic (not optimistic)51.1100024.818
hygienic (not gross)51.1158611.47
sassy (not chill)51.0150217.16
emotional (not unemotional)50.3152126.620
suspicious (not trusting)50.6115135.116
euphoric (not resentful)50.475726.07

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 (0.707)
  2. 'Chief' Bromden (0.692)
  3. Nathaniel 'Hawkeye' Poe (0.676)
  4. Carol Peletier (0.661)
  5. Remus Lupin (0.658)
  6. Davos Seaworth (0.648)
  7. Katniss Everdeen (0.641)
  8. Max Rockatansky (0.638)
  9. Marianne (0.637)
  10. Jyn Erso (0.635)
  1. Gretchen Wieners (-0.534)
  2. Joey Donner (-0.516)
  3. James Taggart (-0.513)
  4. Asher Millstone (-0.474)
  5. Zapp Brannigan (-0.461)
  6. Topper (-0.459)
  7. Prince John (-0.452)
  8. Tom Wambsgans (-0.436)
  9. King George III (-0.43)
  10. Shannon Rutherford (-0.418)

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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