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Carl Gallagher Descriptive Personality Statistics

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Carl Gallagher is a character from Shameless.

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
mischievous (not well behaved)93.54312.682
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)91.79216.283
beautiful (not ugly)91.020815.886
😎 (not 🧐)90.12817.881
attractive (not repulsive)90.010915.884
street-smart (not sheltered)89.88413.991
badass (not weakass)89.724316.088
wild (not tame)89.510212.8153
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)89.211915.075
straight (not queer)89.19220.393
rebellious (not obedient)88.618817.884
spontaneous (not scheduled)88.58618.384
sexual (not asexual)88.514814.951
ADHD (not OCD)88.43615.1105
😏 (not 😬)88.03215.9168
masculine (not feminine)87.922615.089
bold (not shy)87.841417.764
🏀 (not 🎨)87.16812.287
kangaroo (not dolphin)86.8128.811
cocky (not timid)86.526516.846
rap (not rock)86.41019.649
impulsive (not cautious)86.014816.593
young (not old)86.016113.192
scandalous (not proper)85.712416.879
fire (not water)85.518620.6114
🤺 (not 🏌)85.417322.682
sporty (not bookish)85.310817.977
inappropriate (not seemly)85.210515.916
funny (not humorless)85.116818.9164
deviant (not average)85.19414.0101
doer (not thinker)85.17919.4143
underthinker (not overthinker)85.13213.612
handy (not can't-fix-anything)85.020914.18
brave (not careful)84.910314.472
playful (not shy)84.829114.973
feisty (not gracious)84.517219.383
militaristic (not hippie)84.328312.18
bad boy (not white knight)84.110817.539
spicy (not mild)84.019719.082
punk rock (not preppy)83.915019.688
small-vocabulary (not big-vocabulary)83.75213.68
competitive (not cooperative)83.435519.287
open to new experinces (not uncreative)83.430219.787
physical (not intellectual)83.28418.484
unorthodox (not traditional)83.119719.860
chaotic (not orderly)83.019820.0174
bold (not serious)82.913918.895
extreme (not moderate)82.732918.188
😈 (not 😇)82.719920.086
worldly (not innocent)82.628617.299
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)82.516419.485
heathen (not devout)82.45415.470
jock (not nerd)82.313818.279
leader (not follower)82.149514.010
🧢 (not 🎩)82.113826.891
spartan (not glamorous)82.016421.613
crafty (not scholarly)81.915122.182
modern (not historical)81.811418.771
cannibal (not vegan)81.814016.598
messy (not neat)81.613217.785
blacksmith (not tailor)81.66717.382
instinctual (not reasoned)81.415818.198
naughty (not nice)81.328019.89
drop out (not valedictorian)81.211423.276
outlaw (not sheriff)80.827027.871
interesting (not tiresome)80.628719.9150
cool (not dorky)80.420024.093
edgy (not politically correct)80.222420.390
jaded (not innocent)80.236822.142
lion (not zebra)80.241016.725
hunter (not gatherer)80.129119.084
alpha (not beta)79.947022.8169
never cries (not often crying)79.925319.831
real (not fake)79.755921.112
barbaric (not civilized)79.78418.378
ferocious (not pacifist)79.636823.389
indulgent (not sober)79.622319.774
independent (not codependent)79.536823.185
💃 (not 🧕)79.535720.393
dog person (not cat person)79.515123.644
anarchist (not statist)79.414521.158
moody (not stable)79.339120.183
💪 (not 🧠)79.111322.990
important (not irrelevant)79.073419.293
tardy (not on-time)79.012923.899
poor (not rich)78.914623.663
impatient (not patient)78.937322.188
smug (not sheepish)78.947721.211
skeptical (not spiritual)78.837817.590
real (not philosophical)78.415623.679
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)78.227123.295
active (not slothful)78.274521.7146
vengeful (not forgiving)77.935918.664
insulting (not complimentary)77.924319.671
progressive (not old-fashioned)77.924414.610
spontaneous (not deliberate)77.918022.181
loud (not quiet)77.840022.867
🥵 (not 🥶)77.613425.642
maverick (not conformist)77.646720.58
prankster (not anti-prank)77.526726.010
🐒 (not 🐩)77.411523.278
coarse (not delicate)77.435521.39
charming (not awkward)77.438622.375
lustful (not chaste)77.427424.5114
English (not German)77.350526.8159
intuitive (not analytical)77.220120.413
🌟 (not 💩)77.170727.563
freelance (not corporate)77.142423.676
off target (not accurate)77.18116.58
unpolished (not eloquent)76.815426.1130
rugged (not refined)76.625125.0111
goof-off (not studious)76.422525.0105
sarcastic (not genuine)76.428022.9103
atheist (not theist)76.228721.972
original (not cliché)76.220623.111
💀 (not 🎃)75.925127.750
kinky (not vanilla)75.927825.775
thick-skinned (not sensitive)75.919722.085
resourceful (not helpless)75.890424.183
🤑 (not 🤠)75.623128.195
eager (not reluctant)75.437821.113
dominant (not submissive)75.268526.683
demonic (not angelic)75.129224.279
rough (not smooth)75.123021.7102
scruffy (not manicured)75.028122.991
gendered (not androgynous)75.097229.689
stubborn (not accommodating)75.071825.8131
emancipated (not enslaved)74.938024.3102
bad-manners (not good-manners)74.922621.610
suspicious (not awkward)74.745025.581
intimate (not formal)74.721821.3136
always down (not picky)74.75326.736
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)74.764625.590
complicated (not simple)74.557127.876
individualist (not communal)74.541023.989
hard (not soft)74.442524.7100
debased (not pure)74.133423.7156
epic (not deep)74.013723.7116
opinionated (not neutral)74.0102127.1117
juvenile (not mature)73.927925.176
flawed (not perfect)73.859419.110
disreputable (not prestigious)73.816525.589
lenient (not strict)73.726827.788
off-key (not musical)73.720122.7162
popular (not rejected)73.738321.015
mad (not glad)73.540621.284
sloppy (not fussy)73.57220.98
fearmongering (not reassuring)73.427723.441
oppressed (not privileged)73.317826.170
innovative (not routine)73.340730.211
boundary breaking (not stereotypical)73.344320.612
😜 (not 🤐)73.237629.687
forward (not repressed)73.143121.79
gross (not hygienic)73.113719.114
strong identity (not social chameleon)73.175926.811
🐐 (not 🦒)72.919825.3138
macho (not metrosexual)72.920823.477
zany (not regular)72.842823.191
summer (not winter)72.840228.249
one-faced (not two-faced)72.665928.4109
extrovert (not introvert)72.550727.984
avant-garde (not classical)72.418125.098
night owl (not morning lark)72.353530.585
hard (not soft)72.150021.874
🐴 (not 🦄)72.140532.482
efficient (not overprepared)72.133923.568
interrupting (not attentive)71.935027.0117
charismatic (not uninspiring)71.888923.985
experimental (not reliable)71.833828.776
resistant (not resigned)71.861223.874
flirtatious (not prudish)71.749824.144
📈 (not 📉)71.635929.5140
👻 (not 🤖)71.427526.060
pensive (not serene)71.449724.276
rude (not respectful)71.431223.974
straightforward (not cryptic)71.451229.484
backdoor (not official)71.339327.896
serial dater (not chronically single)71.222328.318
twitchy (not still)71.150423.0118
child free (not pronatalist)71.148426.1136
cassanova (not love shy)71.142124.89
rustic (not cultured)71.018726.736
machiavellian (not transparent)71.037028.737
intense (not lighthearted)70.977624.086
loyal (not traitorous)70.8116726.6100
haunted (not blissful)70.871122.9110
miserable (not joyful)70.851823.080
traumatized (not flourishing)70.762925.3100
assertive (not passive)70.686030.5129
unprepared (not hoarder)70.612026.280
moist (not dry)70.621427.688
driven (not unambitious)70.5135023.4101
psychopath (not empath)70.535525.2114
confident (not insecure)70.477727.186
quarrelsome (not warm)70.453926.288
comedic (not dramatic)70.318229.299
guarded (not open)70.292126.496
conspiracist (not sheeple)70.259224.585
wooden (not plastic)70.259325.098
stoic (not hypochondriac)70.239426.636
persistent (not quitter)70.1157828.161
mighty (not puny)70.079425.298
treasure (not trash)70.0112430.991
wolf (not bear)70.053724.69
spelunker (not claustrophobic)69.935827.977
outgoing (not withdrawn)69.960724.712
prideful (not envious)69.875526.5204
unstable (not stable)69.863731.813
dystopian (not utopian)69.735121.312
energetic (not mellow)69.652423.929
muddy (not washed)69.524425.234
🤣 (not 😊)69.227028.783
loose (not tight)69.225129.486
direct (not roundabout)69.180829.376
🧗 (not 🛌)69.171430.777
armoured (not vulnerable)69.168429.0113
Constant PDA (not Hates PDA)69.126527.411
hedonist (not monastic)69.032927.868
childlike (not parental)69.053418.99
charming (not trusting)68.945729.094
manic (not mild)68.970931.110
foolish (not wise)68.831823.085
outdoorsy (not indoorsy)68.846237.610
family-first (not work-first)68.655727.5109
self-assured (not self-conscious)68.673429.781
urban (not rural)68.683032.965
egalitarian (not racist)68.6132223.973
easy (not uptight)68.630122.58
pro (not noob)68.5102929.872
decisive (not hesitant)68.386628.1100
proletariat (not bourgeoisie)68.341529.597
bossy (not meek)68.295826.190
captain (not first-mate)68.264930.4159
fighter (not lover)68.248527.4106
proud (not apologetic)68.2108937.29
confidential (not gossiping)68.189727.380
crazy (not sane)68.052926.881
deranged (not reasonable)68.041122.288
devoted (not unfaithful)68.0134030.143
arcane (not mainstream)67.947728.786
ludicrous (not sensible)67.835627.1137
🦇 (not 🐿)67.839231.676
vibrant (not geriatric)67.782427.9128
creative (not conventional)67.658228.090
whippersnapper (not sage)67.630629.267
radical (not centrist)67.643328.340
feeler (not thinker)67.665127.59
evolutionist (not creationist)67.549918.48
spirited (not lifeless)67.5110522.68
perverted (not clean)67.432826.993
red (not blue)67.445831.812
pack rat (not minimalist)67.329528.183
salacious (not wholesome)67.245528.776
gloomy (not sunny)67.263024.287
variable (not consistent)67.223426.376
sassy (not chill)67.291528.39
goth (not flower child)67.132722.637
extraordinary (not mundane)67.190328.1170
cursed (not blessed)67.179216.211
plant-neglecter (not green thumb)67.158634.415
🥰 (not 🙃)67.047234.575
fixable (not unfixable)66.856427.699
outsider (not insider)66.743929.995
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)66.726530.762
believable (not poorly-written)66.5136228.171
unlucky (not fortunate)66.449624.472
exhibitionist (not bashful)66.467730.3109
plays hard (not works hard)66.033628.274
literal (not metaphorical)66.058633.577
lost (not enlightened)66.050125.8105
foodie (not unenthusiastic about food)66.059724.111
forward-thinking (not stuck-in-the-past)65.951228.2112
natural (not mechanical)65.958535.210
hipster (not basic)65.930428.788
main character (not side character)65.769826.929
patriotic (not unpatriotic)65.684131.568
go-getter (not slugabed)65.6133927.273
motivated (not unmotivated)65.5158231.334
gluttonous (not moderate)65.542823.611
artistic (not scientific)65.358423.2117
astonishing (not methodical)65.233531.080
suspicious (not trusting)65.171026.286
disarming (not creepy)65.0103324.978
unfriendly (not friendly)65.038823.811
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)64.938432.575
flamboyant (not modest)64.859526.567
low IQ (not high IQ)64.814626.584
social (not reclusive)64.865926.673
reactive (not proactive)64.840631.942
short (not tall)64.744624.8143
exuberant (not subdued)64.770428.861
pessimistic (not optimistic)64.654828.682
varied (not repetitive)64.619929.858
arrogant (not humble)64.577328.857
chill (not offended)64.535930.0148
wired (not tired)64.570727.217
whimsical (not rational)64.448230.385
empirical (not theoretical)64.436926.2125
blue-collar (not ivory-tower)64.460936.181
earthly (not divine)64.385825.28
blind (not all-seeing)64.340726.011
loveable (not punchable)64.287629.365
ironic (not profound)64.244324.734
Coke (not Pepsi)64.225432.3116
freak (not normie)64.267726.5107
photographer (not physicist)64.271829.710
cunning (not honorable)64.050130.291
playful (not serious)63.948829.090
liberal (not conservative)63.882330.988
unannoying (not annoying)63.852731.113
oxymoron (not tautology)63.733427.333
hard-work (not natural-talent)63.682229.0108
vain (not demure)63.566825.367
homebody (not world traveler)63.457325.79
weird (not normal)63.381525.397
comfortable (not awkward)63.374736.512
Italian (not Swedish)63.257028.961
likes change (not resists change)63.223035.78
curious (not apathetic)63.1105031.672
random (not pointed)63.127829.696
money-focused (not love-focused)63.143027.531
narcissistic (not low self esteem)63.077129.284
leisurely (not hurried)62.936631.885
exaggerating (not factual)62.968327.5104
🙋‍♂️ (not 🙅‍♂️)62.771036.9100
heartfelt (not clinical)62.794118.09
frenzied (not sleepy)62.6132228.666
flexible (not rigid)62.544329.881
explorer (not builder)62.568231.072
thrifty (not extravagant)62.563134.3115
grumpy (not cheery)62.485621.314
frugal (not lavish)62.372329.465
poisonous (not nurturing)62.353723.985
utilitarian (not decorative)62.388730.7105
earth (not air)62.386731.9109
imaginative (not practical)62.146533.084
demanding (not unchallenging)61.9133432.9129
harsh (not gentle)61.972123.413
handshakes (not hugs)61.898721.410
open-minded (not close-minded)61.789925.074
chortling (not giggling)61.790129.654
diligent (not lazy)61.6163326.871
inspiring (not cringeworthy)61.686327.395
folksy (not presidential)61.557529.862
opinionated (not jealous)61.5124629.435
expressive (not monotone)61.595830.743
depressed (not bright)61.458523.982
factual (not poetic)61.477527.683
resolute (not wavering)61.3112027.362
not introspective (not introspective)61.127929.0106
frank (not sugarcoated)61.1129534.828
sorrowful (not cheery)61.092526.692
nonpolitical (not political)60.649027.981
quirky (not predictable)60.567431.253
underachiever (not overachiever)60.422727.9103
expressive (not stoic)60.391730.883
naive (not paranoid)60.338628.026
desperate (not high standards)60.246227.1134
goofy (not unfrivolous)60.259725.015
trendy (not vintage)60.131929.8106
lowbrow (not highbrow)60.033427.971
sad (not happy)60.097720.3155
rhythmic (not stuttering)60.0127328.369
dunce (not genius)59.934226.886
fast (not slow)59.9123431.1159
mysterious (not unambiguous)59.965330.9112
🥳 (not 🥴)59.847834.8111
🤫 (not 🤔)59.834633.386
chivalrous (not businesslike)59.869732.3127
master (not apprentice)59.4111830.368
experience-oriented (not goal-oriented)59.452726.410
absentminded (not focused)59.438328.99
realist (not idealist)59.277332.074
socialist (not libertarian)59.123431.256
junkie (not straight edge)59.142432.212
distant (not touchy-feely)59.088027.940
👽 (not 🤡)58.979132.080
self-destructive (not self-improving)58.881531.271
nonpartisan (not activist)58.842034.89
cynical (not gullible)58.5109832.048
prying (not unmeddlesome)58.5133432.58
welcoming experience (not cringing away)58.591432.415
sincere (not irreverent)58.4122832.49
industrial (not domestic)58.372428.364
aloof (not obsessed)58.122827.384
protagonist (not antagonist)58.1134327.549
realistic (not fantastical)58.097930.6104
neurotypical (not autistic)57.9138729.068
vague (not precise)57.936329.076
overspender (not penny-pincher)57.864728.874
jovial (not noble)57.851328.310
ignorant (not knowledgeable)57.737227.581
abstract (not concrete)57.657631.367
snoops (not minds-own-business)57.6137021.89
angry (not good-humored)57.570028.475
stylish (not slovenly)57.4112129.275
enchanting (not disturbing)57.4110532.111
literary (not mathematical)57.3106227.492
thin (not thick)57.3103031.4160
💝 (not 💔)57.386135.290
ranged (not melee)57.380525.669
receiving (not giving)57.361828.731
generic (not insightful)57.336020.09
emotional (not logical)57.094631.273
transient (not permanent)57.053725.468
deep (not shallow)57.0117028.170
boy/girl-next-door (not celebrity)57.0112335.830
no-nonsense (not dramatic)56.974731.697
tense (not relaxed)56.8149431.9165
involved (not remote)56.8142530.764
communist (not capitalist)56.861527.712
accepting (not judgemental)56.777928.689
unassuming (not pretentious)56.760631.764
ambitious (not realistic)56.7106834.897
concise (not long-winded)56.680329.543
focused on the present (not focused on the future)56.580531.076
provincial (not cosmopolitan)56.469830.087
slumbering (not insomniac)56.431523.28
unstirring (not quivering)56.4124327.58
sturdy (not flimsy)56.2129528.978
trolling (not triggered)56.141331.086
cold (not warm)56.078126.873
nonconformist (not social climber)56.0104235.811
bitter (not sweet)55.785928.775
animalistic (not human)55.740729.8114
Russian (not French)55.753431.657
genocidal (not not genocidal)55.645029.941
anxious (not calm)55.5110328.773
objective (not subjective)55.369632.265
specialist (not generalist)55.3113731.467
legit (not scrub)55.3150727.784
problematic (not woke)55.389537.49
soulful (not soulless)55.1149928.986
secretive (not open-book)55.0123328.2151
jealous (not compersive)54.987427.9101
😀 (not 😭)54.983828.282
things-person (not people-person)54.981032.915
monochrome (not multicolored)54.888931.953
eastern (not western)54.826332.063
creator (not consumer)54.8109629.113
believing (not questioning)54.853938.310
luddite (not technophile)54.787830.152
fast-talking (not slow-talking)54.7121427.980
hopeful (not fearful)54.7117031.510
clumsy (not coordinated)54.558531.676
circular (not linear)54.576131.985
pointless (not meaningful)54.531424.513
catty (not supportive)54.467228.916
head@clouds (not down2earth)54.382734.4156
👟 (not 🥾)54.393135.769
biased (not impartial)54.2149926.164
bad-cook (not good-cook)54.289132.485
low-tech (not high-tech)54.093127.5111
stingy (not generous)54.066427.5123
alert (not oblivious)53.9130332.687
lumberjack (not mad-scientist)53.875035.39
chosen one (not everyman)53.7105230.538
disorganized (not self-disciplined)53.653433.6148
unemotional (not emotional)53.445525.443
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')53.269231.063
grounded (not fantasy-prone)53.298335.413
bubbly (not flat)53.288725.28
fulfilled (not unfulfilled)53.263034.38
lewd (not tasteful)53.159032.472
chatty (not reserved)53.197930.394
🐮 (not 🐷)53.1125829.9126
yes-man (not contrarian)53.162133.846
Roman (not Greek)53.094733.171
romantic (not dispassionate)52.9143929.798
selfish (not altruistic)52.883127.375
princess (not queen)52.870331.832
negative (not positive)52.885125.812
heroic (not villainous)52.7150226.175
orange (not purple)52.795033.787
👨‍🚀 (not 🧙)52.490529.159
healthy (not sickly)52.3151226.7162
indie (not pop)52.3134131.941
writer (not reader)52.396928.226
gregarious (not private)52.268931.067
feminist (not sexist)52.2141327.067
perceptive (not unobservant)52.1170133.573
euphoric (not resentful)52.170731.214
gamer (not non-gamer)52.071033.589
interested (not bored)52.0158334.891
buffoon (not charmer)52.054035.710
equitable (not hypocritical)51.9109628.2147
analysis (not common sense)51.8117027.341
sweet (not savory)51.883832.510
incompetent (not competent)51.537631.474
tactful (not indiscreet)51.5135833.377
kind (not cruel)51.4150024.1161
chic (not cheesy)51.293631.429
slacker (not workaholic)51.148129.5152
grateful (not entitled)51.1102128.195
lawyerly (not engineerial)51.1119033.48
authoritarian (not democratic)50.989931.966
existentialist (not nihilist)50.1144731.0120
🐀 (not 🐘)50.9101731.365
fresh (not stinky)50.7145128.477
employee (not entrepreneur)50.479735.310

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. JJ (0.828)
  2. Han Solo (0.799)
  3. Alex Karev (0.797)
  4. Dean Winchester (0.784)
  5. James 'Sawyer' Ford (0.778)
  6. Tokio (0.778)
  7. John Bender (0.772)
  8. Eleanor Shellstrop (0.771)
  9. Bart Simpson (0.77)
  10. Wynonna Earp (0.767)
  1. Waylon Smithers (-0.628)
  2. Emma Pillsbury (-0.582)
  3. Dr. Marcus Brody (-0.579)
  4. Stu (-0.574)
  5. Ashley Wilkes (-0.569)
  6. Matt Braden (-0.567)
  7. Peter (-0.558)
  8. C-3PO (-0.557)
  9. Ned Flanders (-0.556)
  10. Brian Johnson (-0.55)

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

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


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