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Janice Soprano Personality Statistics

Janice Soprano is a character from The Sopranos. 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
moody (not stable)94.697.621
Italian (not Swedish)94.397.718
chatty (not reserved)93.8285.617
loud (not quiet)92.4399.919
flamboyant (not modest)91.43412.816
punchable (not loveable)91.23410.410
competitive (not cooperative)90.59810.411
unorthodox (not traditional)90.53710.110
impulsive (not cautious)89.46720.117
gossiping (not confidential)89.03110.930
chaotic (not orderly)88.85521.116
slacker (not workaholic)88.61713.318
vengeful (not forgiving)88.48819.013
offended (not chill)88.43315.627
expressive (not stoic)87.8659.86
lustful (not chaste)87.35112.423
experimental (not reliable)87.23919.320
playful (not shy)87.013212.310
extreme (not moderate)87.012919.010
self-destructive (not self-improving)87.04714.512
crazy (not sane)86.94913.711
rude (not respectful)86.85419.39
mischievous (not well behaved)86.816411.510
head@clouds (not down2earth)86.84813.713
feisty (not gracious)86.88018.024
deranged (not reasonable)86.73810.616
mad (not glad)86.74612.721
unfixable (not fixable)86.72511.817
folksy (not presidential)86.61812.617
quarrelsome (not warm)86.211617.820
hypocritical (not equitable)86.23715.523
hedonist (not monastic)86.21217.817
jealous (not compersive)86.15010.414
sarcastic (not genuine)86.14919.314
impatient (not patient)86.110914.918
anarchist (not statist)86.0279.713
whimsical (not rational)85.85420.918
bossy (not meek)85.819522.221
disorganized (not self-disciplined)85.83223.816
😈 (not 😇)85.59610.124
rebellious (not obedient)85.319025.212
cringeworthy (not inspiring)84.93611.420
gregarious (not private)84.64716.821
messy (not neat)84.46619.016
thick (not thin)84.35218.020
wild (not tame)84.216922.822
biased (not impartial)84.18713.216
frenzied (not sleepy)83.98412.917
dramatic (not no-nonsense)83.910823.423
scandalous (not proper)83.712121.018
ferocious (not pacifist)83.51759.312
spiritual (not skeptical)83.02623.516
overspender (not penny-pincher)83.06110.78
lost (not enlightened)83.03214.915
salacious (not wholesome)82.99622.217
drop out (not valedictorian)82.96220.415
cunning (not honorable)82.911316.913
spicy (not mild)82.916913.111
artistic (not scientific)82.88213.213
traumatized (not flourishing)82.88614.817
arrogant (not humble)82.721513.311
rough (not smooth)82.75615.319
💃 (not 🧕)82.715724.518
bitter (not sweet)82.612017.912
plays hard (not works hard)82.46220.713
selfish (not altruistic)82.315421.515
foolish (not wise)82.15924.114
instinctual (not reasoned)82.19422.116
flimsy (not sturdy)82.11723.611
indulgent (not sober)81.813224.517
conspiracist (not sheeple)81.510922.310
anxious (not calm)81.312622.416
emotional (not logical)81.213130.313
outlaw (not sheriff)81.115924.211
🧙 (not 👨‍🚀)81.16227.016
intense (not lighthearted)81.026718.115
liberal (not conservative)80.911517.412
disreputable (not prestigious)80.64725.314
weird (not normal)80.416718.814
ludicrous (not sensible)80.48422.714
assertive (not passive)80.433125.712
masochistic (not pain-avoidant)80.43623.316
goof-off (not studious)80.010920.09
🥴 (not 🥳)79.95224.819
👩‍🎤 (not 👩‍🔬)79.813820.517
social (not reclusive)79.416125.37
zany (not regular)79.416623.618
demonic (not angelic)79.313614.623
resistant (not resigned)79.215127.412
rugged (not refined)78.913620.621
sad (not happy)78.812811.55
bold (not shy)78.760419.015
idealist (not realist)78.69722.521
insulting (not complimentary)78.515822.114
💔 (not 💝)78.510015.413
transient (not permanent)78.41623.220
vain (not demure)78.317732.212
traitorous (not loyal)78.28221.513
incompetent (not competent)78.14520.319
scrub (not legit)77.93124.915
angry (not good-humored)77.711027.810
tense (not relaxed)77.638430.314
freelance (not corporate)77.626323.211
unpolished (not eloquent)77.210724.713
gloomy (not sunny)77.219523.618
lewd (not tasteful)77.28522.722
miserable (not joyful)77.118613.918
fast-talking (not slow-talking)77.120616.517
dunce (not genius)77.05515.212
off-key (not musical)77.07922.121
lavish (not frugal)76.918023.418
low-tech (not high-tech)76.814322.721
urban (not rural)76.826028.621
literary (not mathematical)76.712315.56
pack rat (not minimalist)76.65922.016
variable (not consistent)76.64328.016
sorrowful (not cheery)76.517422.716
cruel (not kind)76.313615.217
🙃 (not 🥰)76.313723.817
cryptic (not straightforward)75.94117.418
pretentious (not unassuming)75.923821.915
debased (not pure)75.921123.114
extrovert (not introvert)75.927125.621
narcissistic (not low self esteem)75.928830.515
pessimistic (not optimistic)75.814926.012
oblivious (not alert)75.89212.013
abstract (not concrete)75.310426.816
😜 (not 🤐)75.321126.717
poisonous (not nurturing)75.119127.118
villainous (not heroic)75.114023.912
clumsy (not coordinated)74.713224.014
roundabout (not direct)74.63326.413
vague (not precise)74.54224.113
kinky (not vanilla)74.422227.115
indiscreet (not tactful)74.24930.212
circular (not linear)74.26424.611
believable (not poorly-written)74.251325.213
intimate (not formal)74.015112.811
suspicious (not trusting)73.931128.817
backdoor (not official)73.921324.620
💩 (not 🌟)73.710030.813
repulsive (not attractive)73.59027.813
imaginative (not practical)73.515528.025
deviant (not average)73.434229.417
f***-the-police (not tattle-tale)73.439431.417
🤺 (not 🏌)73.343223.918
crafty (not scholarly)73.332021.318
😭 (not 😀)73.112427.819
lazy (not diligent)72.84430.016
barbaric (not civilized)72.612327.612
slothful (not active)72.54224.211
explorer (not builder)72.520421.812
👻 (not 🤖)72.414530.121
edgy (not politically correct)72.332827.216
shallow (not deep)72.313717.916
lenient (not strict)71.920523.819
gendered (not androgynous)71.876628.318
subjective (not objective)71.75233.813
💪 (not 🧠)71.712819.118
🐷 (not 🐮)71.69733.217
animalistic (not human)71.58427.513
juvenile (not mature)71.524529.611
🛌 (not 🧗)71.212528.015
judgemental (not accepting)70.632430.325
worldly (not innocent)70.554326.321
😬 (not 😏)70.514031.721
bold (not serious)70.231622.023
complicated (not simple)70.146631.716
🙅‍♂️ (not 🙋‍♂️)69.418524.812
'left-brained' (not 'right-brained')69.21434.312
depressed (not bright)69.117919.519
🤣 (not 😊)69.118424.416
ugly (not beautiful)68.99023.021
tiresome (not interesting)68.88130.314
bourgeoisie (not proletariat)68.827329.620
physical (not intellectual)68.720727.110
ignorant (not knowledgeable)68.413027.320
loose (not tight)68.217427.116
slovenly (not stylish)68.116725.216
punk rock (not preppy)68.129128.89
hard (not soft)68.041629.920
family-first (not work-first)68.036225.611
stinky (not fresh)68.015325.712
decorative (not utilitarian)67.715531.115
privileged (not oppressed)67.658626.219
unambiguous (not mysterious)67.532533.417
👨‍🔧 (not 👨‍⚕️)67.533422.020
arcane (not mainstream)67.233833.79
exuberant (not subdued)67.241729.214
Roman (not Greek)67.115824.111
dominant (not submissive)66.863625.114
spontaneous (not scheduled)66.834530.414
cold (not warm)66.733727.711
whippersnapper (not sage)66.724725.319
😎 (not 🧐)66.338530.319
low IQ (not high IQ)65.99121.319
fast (not slow)65.961127.412
trash (not treasure)65.912426.715
insecure (not confident)65.816232.815
dorky (not cool)65.831422.617
feminist (not sexist)65.662425.220
heathen (not devout)65.626327.017
poetic (not factual)65.524128.312
noob (not pro)65.413622.218
focused on the present (not focused on the future)65.325634.015
hard (not soft)65.147629.419
not introspective (not introspective)65.115129.020
brave (not careful)64.953310.18
old (not young)64.833821.023
atheist (not theist)64.844035.28
open to new experinces (not uncreative)64.467533.728
apprentice (not master)63.726130.223
sensitive (not thick-skinned)63.534430.213
🤑 (not 🤠)63.533027.510
Russian (not French)63.420624.616
democratic (not authoritarian)63.244030.512
involved (not remote)63.270829.411
irrelevant (not important)63.27331.110
🤡 (not 👽)63.223829.617
modern (not historical)63.147530.319
awkward (not charming)62.926324.814
political (not nonpolitical)62.947233.918
🐒 (not 🐩)62.933734.717
charming (not trusting)62.844130.616
sickly (not healthy)62.616929.225
unambitious (not driven)62.55527.814
western (not eastern)62.451031.410
obsessed (not aloof)62.355630.218
night owl (not morning lark)62.355915.311
individualist (not communal)62.351235.816
luddite (not technophile)62.136019.510
alpha (not beta)62.065428.217
chortling (not giggling)61.858333.616
lowbrow (not highbrow)61.721134.915
multicolored (not monochrome)61.737237.820
vulnerable (not armoured)61.528026.66
poor (not rich)61.234423.011
helpless (not resourceful)61.211135.517
repetitive (not varied)61.049533.117
🧢 (not 🎩)61.043131.210
👟 (not 🥾)60.945031.820
child free (not pronatalist)60.861735.314
adventurous (not stick-in-the-mud)60.757931.415
hipster (not basic)60.624927.917
domestic (not industrial)60.535232.515
slugabed (not go-getter)60.48431.317
codependent (not independent)60.331634.919
efficient (not overprepared)60.172432.214
avant-garde (not classical)59.934128.19
melee (not ranged)58.827636.318
short (not tall)58.640320.514
🦄 (not 🐴)58.340537.818
🐐 (not 🦒)58.366731.516
scruffy (not manicured)58.239330.58
wavering (not resolute)58.217932.416
soulless (not soulful)58.124530.316
provincial (not cosmopolitan)58.040724.720
street-smart (not sheltered)58.071234.912
🐀 (not 🐘)57.841636.814
suspicious (not awkward)57.574135.020
nihilist (not existentialist)57.525633.219
outsider (not insider)57.454128.520
mighty (not puny)57.182731.724
libertarian (not socialist)56.955440.514
real (not philosophical)56.975331.615
emancipated (not enslaved)56.682337.19
flexible (not rigid)56.541033.021
charismatic (not uninspiring)56.497127.614
feminine (not masculine)56.347022.316
🦇 (not 🐿)56.344828.615
macho (not metrosexual)56.238529.616
English (not German)56.1105436.78
secretive (not open-book)56.174830.016
creative (not conventional)55.860932.212
romantic (not dispassionate)55.883531.512
guarded (not open)55.790434.917
jock (not nerd)55.746726.922
triggered (not trolling)55.677131.817
straight (not queer)55.599728.520
city-slicker (not country-bumpkin)55.583730.617
first-mate (not captain)55.259235.513
stuttering (not rhythmic)55.226226.013
vibrant (not geriatric)55.285332.412
metaphorical (not literal)55.130828.415
unlucky (not fortunate)54.956426.014
neurotypical (not autistic)54.9102828.114
close-minded (not open-minded)54.640927.417
generalist (not specialist)54.133932.614
persistent (not quitter)53.9122138.018
blacksmith (not tailor)53.941523.813
humorless (not funny)53.545832.514
hesitant (not decisive)53.431828.819
claustrophobic (not spelunker)53.237131.516
hoarder (not unprepared)52.778636.114
🤔 (not 🤫)52.577627.911
vegan (not cannibal)52.563831.220
methodical (not astonishing)52.478327.917
perceptive (not unobservant)52.2104328.621
orange (not purple)52.060032.324
extraordinary (not mundane)52.091333.321
playful (not serious)51.949327.912
apathetic (not curious)51.628129.713
empirical (not theoretical)51.680435.312
moist (not dry)51.662438.615
ivory-tower (not blue-collar)51.361537.16
creepy (not disarming)51.333733.615
racist (not egalitarian)51.321829.923
hunter (not gatherer)51.369427.618
bookish (not sporty)51.280519.113
self-assured (not self-conscious)51.293731.619
unpatriotic (not patriotic)51.127728.519
📉 (not 📈)51.035035.28
deliberate (not spontaneous)50.985033.317
hurried (not leisurely)50.178432.514
🏋️‍♂️ (not 🚴)50.337126.68

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

Most similar Least similar
  1. Krusty the Clown (0.85)
  2. Myrtle Wilson (0.831)
  3. Lisa (0.83)
  4. Ben Chang (0.828)
  5. Dee Reynolds (0.815)
  1. Jane Bennet (-0.705)
  2. Alfred Pennyworth (-0.691)
  3. Elsie Carson (-0.687)
  4. Francis Mulcahy (-0.682)
  5. Data (-0.68)

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. Enneagram: Type 8 (r = 0.48)
  2. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTP (r = 0.47)
  3. Enneagram: Type 4 (r = 0.44)
  4. Enneagram: Type 5 (r = 0.41)
  5. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTP (r = 0.31)
  6. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTP (r = 0.31)
  7. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENTJ (r = 0.27)
  8. Enneagram: Type 7 (r = 0.25)
  9. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFP (r = 0.23)
  10. Enneagram: Type 6 (r = 0.23)
  11. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTP (r = 0.17)
  12. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFP (r = 0.15)
  13. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INTJ (r = 0.12)
  14. Enneagram: Type 3 (r = 0.12)
  15. Enneagram: Type 1 (r = 0.1)
  16. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFP (r = 0.09)
  17. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ENFJ (r = 0.07)
  18. Enneagram: Type 2 (r = 0.05)
  19. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESTJ (r = 0.02)
  20. Enneagram: Type 9 (r = 0.02)
  21. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: INFJ (r = -0.08)
  22. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFP (r = -0.08)
  23. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ESFJ (r = -0.2)
  24. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISTJ (r = -0.21)
  25. Jungian/Myers-Briggs: ISFJ (r = -0.39)

Notes

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