The most popular Game of Thrones character in your state!

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The most popular Game of Thrones character in your state!

As the biggest tv show of all time is in its final season right now, we did a study using Google data to see what characters from the epic Game of Thrones are the most popular in each American state! We compiled the Google’s research statistics by State to present it to you on a map infographic and we’re going to analyse all of it in this article!

Let’s discover who is the most popular Game of Thrones character in your state!


Most Popular Game of Thrones character by state (infographics)

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Now that we saw the map, let's see each character one by one from least to most popular in the United States.


Cersei Lannister, Jaime Lannister, Ramsay Bolton, Stannis Baratheon…

State: No mentions

Ramsay Bolton

Ramsay Bolton, portrayed by Iwan Rheon

None of those important characters have any mention on this map! While I’m not surprised about Stannis, as the actor himself said he didn’t care that much about the show, but I thought Jaime and Cersei Lannister were more popular than that! It seems like no American state is fond enough of brother/sister incestuous love to put them in first position! I’m also relieved that there isn’t a whole state that chose this complete psychopath Ramsay Bolton as their favourite character!



Portrayed by Kristian Nairn

State: District of Columbia

The simple-minded servant of the House Stark is the most popular character in D.C. The capital city of the United States seems to like humble people working in the stables with a strong sense of duty! Maybe they’d need good Hodor to hold the door of the White House… (sorry to make you relive this tragic moment!).


Brienne of Tarth

Brienne of Tarth

Portrayed by Gwendoline Christie

State: Alaska

Brienne of Tarth is an interesting character, a strong-willed person, a great fighter and the first woman knight in the universe of Game of Thrones! People of Alaska respect a tough survivor, maybe because they are used to live in difficult climatic conditions!


Eddard Stark

Eddard Stark
Portrayed by Sean Bean

State: Minnesota

Eddard Stark (or Ned Stark) is the pivotal character of the whole Game of Thrones story, as what happens to him set in motion all the events! Minnesota’s population is fond of this honorable lord, which is probably the most benevolent character of the show! A big-hearted northern lord for the North Star State!


Jorah Mormont

Jonah Mormont
Portrayed by Iain Glen

State: Maine

Jorah Mormont is an exiled Northern lord who swore fealty to Daenerys Targaryen, or is stuck in the friendzone, it depends on interpretation. I think the loyal spy Jorah is one of the characters with the most depth in the show, and good people from Maine seem to agree with me as he is the most popular character in the Pine Tree State!


Margaery Tyrell

Margaery Tyrell
Portrayed by Natalie Dormer

State: Iowa

The Queen Consort is one of the most attractive ladies in the universe of Game of Thrones but also one of the smartest women in the court! Her ambition might be devorant, but she is still loved by her people, and by the population of Iowa!


Sandor “The Hound” Clegane

Sandor Clegane
Portrayed by Rory McCann

State: Alabama

Being the little brother of Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane and the bodyguard of Prince Joffrey, Sandor is an impressive warrior with a taste for murder. However, he is not cynical and still has a code of honor, which seems to appeal to the Heart of Dixie as he is the most popular character in Alabama!



Portrayed by Rose Leslie

State: New Hampshire

Ygritte is a brave and smart spearwife of the Free Folk who became the lover of Jon Snow. People from New Hampshire must feel like they live on the other side of the Wall (no reference to United States’ actuality intended there), as they chose the young wildling as their number one character!


Tywin Lannister

Tywin Lannister
Portrayed by Charles Dance

State: Connecticut

I agree with our friends of the Constitution State, the head of House Lannister is one of the most interesting character of the show! Tywin is the richest and maybe the most powerful man of the universe of Game of Thrones, with his pragmatic and ruthless personality. Would it show that people from Connecticut are obsessed with money and power? We won’t go that far and affirm that!


Jon Snow

Jon Snow
Portrayed by Kit Harington

State: Massachusetts

Jon Snow might not know much but he is still one of the most iconic characters of the show, being the main character of most of the action happening beyond the Wall. That’s why I was surprised when I realized he was only number one in one state: Massachusetts! The Night Watch seems to be trendy in the Pilgrim State!


Sansa Stark

Sansa Stark
Portrayed by Sophie Turner

States: Kansas, Oregon

Sansa Stark is too often reduced to her image of a whiny and weak, annoying damsel in distress character but she is more than that. Kansas and Oregon understood that landy Sansa is learning a lot from her traumatic experiences and that she is stronger than she looks!


Bran Stark

Bran Stark
Portrayed by Isaac Hempstead-Wright

States: Nebraska, Wisconsin

Physically crippled after a terrible incident that would have traumatized most, little Brandon Stark has some supernatural powers and uses them in the war against the Night King and his White Walkers! One of the most important characters in Game of Thrones, the Three-Eyed Raven is the most popular in Nebraska and Wisconsin!


Arya Stark

Arya Stark
Portrayed by Maisie Williams

States: Idaho, Montana, Wyoming

Arya Stark is one of the strongest woman character not only in Game of Thrones, but in the history of tv shows! Trained as an assassin after escaping a certain death and hungry for retribution, Arya is a capital character for the intrigue and the most popular one in Idaho, Montana and Wyoming!


Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish

Petyr Baelish
Portrayed by Aidan Gillen

States: Hawaii, Indiana, New Jersey, West Virginia

Each episode you see Petyr Baelish starting scheming, you know something interesting is going to happen! Through his use of intelligence and manipulation, this noble from a really minor extraction is one of the most influential people in King’s Landing! He is popular in a diverse array of states, from Hawaii to West Virginia, passing by Indiana and New Jersey!


Joffrey Baratheon

Joffrey Baratheon
Portrayed by Jack Gleeson

States: Arkansas, Illinois, Rhode Island, Vermont

Alright, as Joffrey Baratheon is probably the most hated character in the history of tv shows it would be inaccurate to say he is popular in Arkansas, Illinois, Rhode Island and Vermont. However, he is the most researched Game of Thrones character in those states! Actor Jack Gleeson deserves a lot of credit for his portraying of the evil child king!


Tyrion Lannister

Tyrion Lannister
Portrayed by Peter Dinklage

States: Missouri, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Virginia

Actor Peter Dinklage declared that before his role of Tyrion, he was always proposed roles of little persons without any depths. Indeed, the witful dwarf is one of the most fascinating character of the Game of Thrones universe! As sharp in mind as he like to enjoy life and its pleasure, Tyrion Lannister is the most popular in Missouri, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi and Virginia!


Khal Drogo

Khal Drogo
Portrayed by Jason Momoa

States: Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma

Also called the Great Khal, Drogo is chieftain of the Dothraki people! This iconic barbaric warlord has never been defeated in battle and plan to invade Westeros with his horded! His savage brutality, martial prowess, gentle side as a lover and sense of honor seems to have made him really popular in the south of the United States! Indeed, he is the favorite Game of Thrones character in Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Nevada, New Mexico and Oklahoma!


Daenerys Targaryen

Daenerys Targaryen
Portrayed by Emilia Clarke

States: California, Colorado, Delaware, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Washington

Queen Daenerys Targaryen, also known as Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, also knows as Breaker of Chains, also known Mother of Dragons and many other titles is the most popular Game of Thrones in the United States by far! An impressive number of 16 states out of 50 claim Daenerys as their favorite character: the determined, ambitious and beautiful Queen conquered the heart of the USA!


In case you’re not in the mood to read that much, here is the list state by state!

  • Alabama: Sandor “The Hound” Clegane
  • Alaska: Brienne of Tarth
  • Arizona: Khal Drogo
  • Arkansas: Joffrey Baratheon
  • California: Daenerys Targaryen
  • Colorado: Daenerys Targaryen
  • Connecticut: Tywin Lannister
  • District of Columbia: Hodor
  • Delaware: Daenerys Targaryen
  • Florida: Khal Drogo
  • Georgia: Khal Drogo
  • Hawaii: Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish
  • Idaho: Arya Stark
  • Illinois: Joffrey Baratheon
  • Indiana: Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish
  • Iowa: Margaery Tyrell
  • Kansas: Sansa Stark
  • Kentucky: Daenerys Targaryen
  • Louisiana: Tyrion Lannister
  • Maine: Jorah Mormont
  • Maryland: Tyrion Lannister
  • Massachusetts: Jon Snow
  • Michigan: Daenerys Targaryen
  • Minnesota: Eddard Stark
  • Mississippi: Tyrion Lannister
  • Missouri: Tyrion Lannister
  • Montana: Arya Stark
  • Nebraska: Bran Stark
  • Nevada: Khal Drogo
  • New Hampshire: Ygritte
  • New Jersey: Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish
  • New Mexico: Khal Drogo
  • New York: Daenerys Targaryen
  • North Carolina: Daenerys Targaryen
  • North Dakota: Daenerys Targaryen
  • Ohio: Daenerys Targaryen
  • Oklahoma: Khal Drogo
  • Oregon: Sansa Stark
  • Pennsylvania: Daenerys Targaryen
  • Rhode Island: Joffrey Baratheon
  • South Carolina: Daenerys Targaryen
  • South Dakota: Daenerys Targaryen
  • Tennessee: Daenerys Targaryen
  • Texas: Daenerys Targaryen
  • Utah: Daenerys Targaryen
  • Vermont: Joffrey Baratheon
  • Virginia: Tyrion Lannister
  • Washington: Daenerys Targaryen
  • West Virginia: Petyr “Littlefinger” Baelish
  • Wisconsin: Bran Stark
  • Wyoming: Aryan Stark


Here was the list of the most popular Game of Thrones character in each state of the country! Don’t hesitate to share the article if you liked it and share your favorite character in the comments!

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