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{characters mentioned more than 20 times in the five books of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire, by number of mentions; dead characters in italics} 


408. Azor Ahai (20)

408. Ser Bonifer Hasty, the Good (20)

408. Butterbumps (20)

408. Lord Clement Piper (20)

408. Ser Harrold Hardyng, the Heir (20)

408. Hotho Harlaw, the Humpback (20)

408. Myles Toyne, Blackheart (20)

408. Ravella Swann, Lady Smallwood (20)

408. Ser Stafford Lannister (20)

408. Tansy (20)

408. Maester Walgrave (20)

399. Gretchel (21)

399. Ser Horas Redwyne (21)

399. Hullen (21)

399. The Mad Huntsman (21)

399. Ser Imry Florent (21)

399. Prince Lewyn Martell (21)

399. Septa Moelle (21)

399. Ser Tallad, the Tall (21)

399. Yurkhaz zo Tunzak (21)

381. King Aegon Targaryen IV, the Unworthy (22)

381. Lord Ardrian Celtigar (22)

381. Armen (22)

381. Bloodbeard (22)

381. Lord Bryce Caron (22)

381. Ser Cletus Yronwood (22)

381. Deaf Dick Follard (22)

381. Dorcas (22)

381. Haggo (22)

381. Ser Helman Tallhart (22)

381. King Jaehaerys Targaryen I, the Conciliator (22)

381. Jarman Buckwell (22)

381. Ser Ottyn Wythers (22)

381. Ser Shadrich, the Mad Mouse (22)

381. Symon Silver Tongue (22)

381. Toregg son of Tormund (22)

381. Tybero Istarion (22)

381. Walda Frey, Lady Bolton (22)

369. Alla Tyrell (23)

369. Ser Aron Santagar (23)

369. Bannen (23)

369. Maester Caleotte (23)

369. Ebben (23)

369. Elder Brother (23)

369. Elinor Tyrell (23)

369. Lord Godric Borrell (23)

369. Jocelyn Swyft (23)

369. Jonquil (23)

369. Sweets (23)

369. Timeon (23)

360. King Aegon Targaryen V, the Unlikely (24)

360. Chella daughter of Cheyk (24)

360. Dunsen (24)

360. Maddy (24)

360. Melara Hetherspoon (24)

360. Ser Robin Ryger (24)

360. Septa Scolera (24)

360. Prince Trystane Martell (24)

360. Vayon Poole (24)

349. Aegon Frey, Jinglebell (25)

349. Ser Balman Byrch (25)

349. Coldhands (25)

349. Farlen (25)

349. Ser Franklyn Flowers (25)

349. Ser Gerold Hightower, the White Bull (25)

349. Hother Umber, Whoresbane (25)

349. Ser Illifer the Penniless (25)

349. Jalabhar Xho (25)

349. Lord Karyl Vance (25)

349. Wun Weg Wun Dar Wun (25) HIGHEST GIANT

341. Alayaya (26)

341. Lady Donella Hornwood (26)

341. Haggon (26)

341. King Maegor Targaryen I, the Cruel (26)

341. Ser Raymun Darry (26)

341. Ser Richard Horpe (26)

341. Lord Rickard Stark (26)

341. Ser Stevron Frey (26)

336. Chataya (27)

336. Lark, the Sisterman (27)

336. Mero, the Titan’s Bastard (27)

336. Maester Vyman (27)

336. Walder Frey, Black (27)

328. Alyn of Winterfell (28)

328. Bael the Bard (28)

328. Septon Celladar (28)

328. King Daeron Targaryen I, the Young Dragon (28)

328. Maester Marwyn (28)

328. Megga Tyrell (28)

328. Mollander (28) HIGHEST ONE-CHAPTER MENTION

328. Ser Wylis Manderly (28)

318. Amerei Frey, Lady Darry, Gatehouse Ami (29)

318. Ser Andrey Dalt, Drey (29)

318. Blue Bard (29)

318. Erik Ironmaker (29)

318. Genna Lannister, Lady Frey (29)

318. Lord Gorold Goodbrother (29)

318. High Septon, “the fat one” (29)

318. Rowan (29)

318. Faithful Urswyck (29)

318. Ysilla (29)

311. Alysane Mormont, the She-Bear (30)

311. Lord Edric Dayne (30)

311. Jack-Be-Lucky (30)

311. Leo Tyrell, Lazy (30)

311. Black Lorren (30) HIGHEST A CLASH OF KINGS-ONLY MENTION

311. Ser Walder Rivers (30)

311. Xhondo (30)

308. Ser Aenys Frey (31)

308. Ellaria Sand (31)

308. Septa Unella (31)

303. Bedwyck, aka Giant (32)

303. Greenbeard (32)

303. Lord Hallyne the Pyromancer (32)

303. Khrazz (32)

303. Mors Umber, Crowfood (32)

297. Lady Anya Waynwood (33)

297. Arnolf Karstark (33)

297. Leathers (33)

297. Lady Maege Mormont (33)

297. Ser Robar Royce (33)

297. The Weeper (33)

291. Alys Karstark (34)

291. Holly (34)

291. Josmyn ‘Peck’ Peckledon (34)

291. Myranda Royce (34)

291. Petyr ‘Pimple’ Frey (34)

291. Pia (34)

287. Ser Aemon Targaryen, the Dragonknight (35)

287. Brusco (35)

287. Florian the Fool (35) HIGHEST ‘FICTIONAL’ FICTIONAL CHARACTER

287. Nute the Barber (35)

283. Gared (36)

283. Pyat Pree (36)

283. Qarl the Maid (36)

283. Ser ‘Red’ Ronnet Connington (36)

275. Ser Clayton Suggs (37)

275. Ser Desmond Grell (37)

275. King Harren Hoare of Harrenhal (37)

275. Ser Hosteen Frey (37)

275. Ser Lyle Crakehall, the Strongboar (37)

275. Mycah (37)

275. Nurse (37)

275. Owen the Oaf (37)

269. Admiral Groleo (38)

269. Hareth ‘Horse’ (38)

269. Ser Jaremy Rykker (38)

269. Ser Marq Piper (38)

269. Mully (38)

269. Wex Pyke (38)

268. Ser Daven Lannister (39)

261. Maester Colemon (40)

261. Edric Storm (40)

261. Harma Dogshead (40)

261. Moon Boy (40)

261. Qotho (40) HIGHEST A GAME OF THRONES-ONLY MENTION

261. Tysha (40)

261. Yandry (40)

256. Lord Alester Florent (41)

256. Ser Creighton Longbough (41)

256. Falyse Stokeworth (41)

256. Garin (41)

256. Hallis Mollen (41)

253. Pretty Meris (42)

253. Mikken (42)

253. Styr, Magnar of Thenn (42)

244. Halder (43)

244. Lord Jason Mallister (43)

244. Lyanna Stark (43)

244. Moqorro (43)

244. Ser Osfryd Kettleblack (43)

244. Patchface (43)

244. Raff the Sweetling (43)

244. Stonesnake (43)

244. Timett son of Timett (43)

239. King Cleon the Great of Astapor (44)

239. Dagmer Cleftjaw (44)

239. Lord Garlan Tyrell (44)

239. Shagwell (44)

239. Willas Tyrell (44)

233. Dalla (45)

233. Ser Godry Farring the Giantslayer (45)

233. ‘Lame’ Lothar Frey (45) HIGHEST A STORM OF SWORDS-ONLY MENTION

233. Mord (45)

233. Nymeria Sand (45)

233. Todder ‘Toad’ (45)

228. Ser Arthur Dayne, the Sword of the Morning (46)

228. Doreah (46)

228. Iron Emmett (46)

228. High Septon, “Tyrion’s one” (46)

228. Ser Wendel Manderly (46)

223. Septa Lemore (47)

223. Ser Lyn Corbray (47)

223. Roslin Frey, Lady Tully (47)

223. Tomard ‘Fat Tom’ (47)

223. Ser Waymar Royce (47)

219. Ser Gerold Dayne ‘Darkstar’ (48)

219. Harry Strickland (48)

219. Three-Finger Hobb (48)

219. Tyene Sand (48)

216. Barbrey Ryswell, Lady Dustin (49)

216. Tattered Prince (49)

216. Tickler (49)

212. Ser Archibald Yronwood (50)

212. Lord Mathis Rowan (50)

212. Ser Vardis Egen (50)

212. Lord ‘Bronze’ Yohn Royce (50)

210. Ser Cortnay Penrose (51)

210. Edwyn Frey (51)

204. Admiral Aurane Waters (52)

204. Lord Emmon Frey (52)

204. Jarl (52)

204. Olenna Redwyne, Lady Tyrell, Queen of Thorns (52)

204. Lord Rodrik Harlaw ‘the Reader’ (52)

204. Shireen Baratheon (52)

200. Kraznys mo Nakloz (53) HIGHEST ASTAPORI

200. Polliver (53)

200. Rakharo (53)

200. Tristifer Botley (53) 

195. Ser Denys Mallister (54)

195. Dywen (54)

195. Galbart Glover (54)

195. Lady Lollys Stokeworth (54)

195. Thoren Smallwood (54)

192. Biter (55)

192. Obara Sand (55)

192. Steelshanks Walton (55)

191. Sarella Sand/Alleras the Sphinx (56) HIGHEST ‘SAND SNAKE’

186. Lord Jonos Bracken (58)

186. Lord Orton Merryweather (58)

186. Small Paul (58)

186. Robett Glover (58)

186. Lady Tanda Stokeworth (58)

184. Ser Lothor Brune (59)

184. Lord Tytos Blackwood (59)

181. Galazza Galare, the Green Grace (61)

181. Grey Worm (61)

181. Will (61) LOWEST CHARACTER WITH A POV CHAPTER

179. Queen Jeyne Westerling, Lady Stark (62)

179. Othell Yarwyck (62)

178. Ser Mandon Moore (63)

175. King Baelor Targaryen I, the Blessed (64) HIGHEST CONFIRMED
SUICIDE


175. Devan Seaworth (64)

175. Ser Harys Swyft (64)

173. Ser Justin Massey (66)

173. ‘Big’ Walder Frey (66)

171. Septon Meribald (67) HIGHEST SEPTON

171. Weese (67)

170. Maester Pylos (68)

168. Brandon Stark, brother to Eddard (69)

168. Yezzan zo Qaggaz (69) HIGHEST YUNKISHMAN

166. Elia Martell (70)

166. Ser Jacelyn Bywater ‘Ironhand’ (70)

161. Anguy ‘Archer’ (71)

161. Clydas (71)

161. Marillion (71) HIGHEST ALLEGED SUICIDE

161. Pate (71)

161. Rorge (71)

160. Ser Ryman Frey (73)

154. Aggo (74)

154. Harwin of Winterfell (74)

154. High Septon, “the sparrow” (74)

154. Jaqen H’ghar (74) HIGHEST FACELESS MAN

154. Merrett Frey (74)

154. Mirri Maz Duur (74)

153. Lord Paxter Redwyne (76)

151. Cotter Pyke (77)

151. Mya Stone (77)

149. Ser Amory Lorch (78)

149. Satin (78)

148. Young Griff (79)

147. Lord Rickard Karstark (81)

145. Lommy Greenhands (82)

145. Lord Nestor Royce (82) HIGHEST VALE BANNERMAN

143. Dareon (84)

143. Varamyr Sixskins (84)

141. Jhogo (85)

141. Shagga son of Dolf (85) HIGHEST CLANSMAN

140. Ser Rolly Duckfield (86)

139. Queen Selyse Florent, Lady Baratheon (87)

136. Septa Mordane (89) HIGHEST SEPTA

136. Ser Osney Kettleblack (89)

136. Syrio Forel (89)

134. Ser Addam Marbrand (91)

134. ‘Little’ Walder Frey (91)

133. Areo Hotah (92) LOWEST NON-PRO/EPILOGUE POV CHAPTER CHARACTER

132. Maester Cressen (93) 

131. ‘Nimble’ Dick Crabb (95)

129. Ser Axell Florent (96)

129. Ser Gyles Rosby (96)

126. Ser Hyle Hunt (99) HIGHEST A FEAST FOR CROWS-ONLY MENTION

126. Missandei (99)

126. Rattleshirt (99)

125. Chett (100) HIGHEST PROLOGUE POV CHAPTER CHARACTER

122. King Aegon Targaryen I, the Conqueror (103) HIGHEST NON-SPEAKING CHARACTER

122. Ser Arys Oakheart (103)

122. Osha (103)

121. Tom of Sevenstreams (104)

120. Donal Noye (105)

118. Lord Jon ‘Greatjon’ Umber (106)

118. 
Jory Cassel (106)

116. Reznak mo Reznak (107)

116. Xaro Xhoan Daxos (107) HIGHEST QARTHEEN

114. Ser Balon Swann (108)

114. Lord Hoster Tully (108)

111. Lady Taena Merryweather (111)

111. Thoros of Myr (111)

111. Vargo Hoat (111)

110. Val (112)

108. ‘Brown’ Ben Plumm (114)

108. Salladhor Saan (114)

107. Ser Gerris Drinkwater (115)

105. Benjen Stark (116) HIGHEST CAUSE-OF-DEATH UNKNOWN

105. Jhiqui (116)

104. Ser Cleos Frey (120)

103. Ser Dontos Hollard (121)

102. Jeyne Poole (124)

101. Lem Lemoncloak (127)

100. Prince Doran Martell (128) 

99. Irri (128)

98. Penny (133)

97. Old Nan (134)

96. Haldon Halfmaester (137) HIGHEST A DANCE WITH DRAGONS-ONLY MENTION

94. Ser Boros Blount (138)

94. Lord Randyll Tarly (138) HIGHEST REACH BANNERMAN

93. Strong Belwas (140)

92. Ser Meryn Trant (142)

91. Skahaz ‘Shavepate’ mo Kandaq (145)

90. Ser Osmund Kettleblack (150)

88. Princess Arianne Martell (151)

88. Pyp (151)

87. ‘Dolorous’ Edd Tollett (154)

86. Ser Lancel Lannister (160)

85. Ser Ilyn Payne (161)

84. Bowen Marsh (162)

83. Qyburn (163) HIGHEST ‘BRAVE COMPANION’

82. Shae (166) HIGHEST WHORE

81. Ser Alliser Thorne (168)

80. Craster (169)

79. Yoren (170)

78. Lord Wyman Manderly (171)

77. Daario Naharis (179)

76. Ygritte (182)

75. Rickon Stark (183)

74. Prince Oberyn Martell (186)

73. Qhorin Halfhand (188)

72. Aeron Greyjoy (190)

71. Lord Robert Arryn (191)

70. Viserys Targaryen (193)

68. Hot Pie (198)

68. Princess Myrcella Baratheon (198)

67. King Balon Greyjoy (199)

66. Tormund Giantsbane (202)

64. Grenn (204)

64. Magister Illyrio Mopatis (204)

63. Lord Jon Arryn (206) HIGHEST ARRYN, POISON VICTIM

61. Jojen Reed (207)

61. Lord Mace Tyrell (207)

60. Podrick Payne (214)

59. Ser Brynden Tully, Blackfish (215)

57. Lord Beric Dondarrion (216) HIGHEST STORMLANDS BANNERMAN, ‘BROTHER WITHOUT BANNERS,’ SELF-SACRIFICIAL DEATH

57. Prince Rhaegar Targaryen (216)

56. Lord Janos Slynt (220)

55. Lord Jon Connington (221)

54. King Aerys Targaryen II, the Mad King (222) HIGHEST ALREADY-DEAD CHARACTER

53. Lord Walder Frey (226) HIGHEST RIVERLANDS BANNERMAN, FREY

52. Gilly (227) HIGHEST RAPE VICTIM (BOOKS)

51. Ser Rodrik Cassel (230)

50. Ser Kevan Lannister (240)

49. Meera Reed (246)

48. King Euron Greyjoy (253)

47. Maester Luwin (264)

46. King Hizdahr XIV zo Loraq of Meereen (267) HIGHEST
MEEREENESE


44. Gendry (271) HIGHEST KINGSLANDER

44. Victarion Greyjoy (271)

43. Prince Quentyn Martell (276) HIGHEST DORNISHMAN, MARTELL, ACCIDENTAL DEATH

42. Melisandre of Asshai (281) HIGHEST MAGIC-USER

41. Grand Maester Pycelle (290) 

40. Khal Drogo (291) HIGHEST DOTHRAKI, NON-WHITE, MERCY KILLING

39. Lord Edmure Tully (300)

38. Queen Margaery Tyrell (308)

37. Maester Aemon Targaryen (310) HIGHEST MAESTER, NATURAL DEATH

36. Ser Loras Tyrell (320) HIGHEST TYRELL

35. Ramsay Bolton (327)

34. Hodor (329) HIGHEST COGNITIVELY CHALLENGED CHARACTER

33. Lord Bronn Stokeworth (333) HIGHEST SELLSWORD

32. 
Lysa Tully, Lady Arryn (349)

31. Lord Roose Bolton (353) 

30. Asha Greyjoy (364)

29. Ser Gregor Clegane, the Mountain (369) HIGHEST PSYCHOPATH

28. Mance Rayder (385) HIGHEST ‘WILDLING’

27. King Tommen I Baratheon (411)

26. Varys (434) HIGHEST COMMONER, NON-WESTEROSI, ASEXUAL, SINGLE-NAME CHARACTER

25. Lord Jeor Mormont (493)

24. Lord Jorah Mormont (523) HIGHEST UNWILLING EXILE

23. King Renly I Baratheon (534) HIGHEST HOMOSEXUAL

22. Ser Barristan Selmy (560) HIGHEST ELDERLY CHARACTER, WILLING EXILE

21. Sandor Clegane the Hound (579)

19. Lord Davos Seaworth (676) HIGHEST COMMON-BORN CHARACTER

19. Lord Petyr ‘Littlefinger’ Baelish (676) HIGHEST VALEMAN

18. Lord Tywin Lannister (681)

17. Brienne of Tarth (725) HIGHEST NON-GREAT HOUSE CHARACTER

16. King Robert I Baratheon (905)

15. Theon Greyjoy (999) HIGHEST IRONMAN, GREYJOY, EUNUCH

14. King Joffrey I Baratheon (1042) HIGHEST SEATED KING, SOCIOPATH

13. King Stannis I Baratheon (1125) HIGHEST STORMLANDER, BARATHEON 

12. Samwell Tarly (1140) HIGHEST REACHMAN, OVERWEIGHT CHARACTER

11. King Robb I Stark (1162) HIGHEST KING CLAIMANT, NON-POV, MURDERED CHARACTER

10. Queen Cersei Lannister (1180) HIGHEST RAPE VICTIM (TV)

9. Catelyn Tully, Lady Stark (1229) HIGHEST RIVERLANDER, TULLY, UNDEAD CHARACTER

8. Lord Eddard Stark (1367) HIGHEST LANDED LORD, EXECUTED CHARACTER

7. Bran Stark (1439)

6. Sansa Stark/Alayne Stone (1524)

5. Queen Daenerys Targaryen (1594) HIGHEST TARGARYEN, BISEXUAL

4. Ser Jaime Lannister (1701) HIGHEST KNIGHT, KINGSGUARD, ADULTERER, INCEST COMMITTER, PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED CHARACTER

3. Arya Stark (1767) HIGHEST FEMALE, CHILD, VIRGIN, STARK

2. Tyrion Lannister (2932) HIGHEST WESTERMAN, LANNISTER, HAND, DWARF, PATRICIDE, MURDERER, CONVICT

1. Lord Jon Snow (3009) HIGHEST MALE, ADULT, LORD, BASTARD, NIGHT’S WATCH, RELIGIOUS CHARACTER, OATH-BREAKER


















Posted 07/23/14
Adapted from a count by S. Forzando, published here: http://asoiaf.westeros.org/index.php/topic/60480-characters-by-number-of-mentions/. Characters narrowly missing the 20-mention cut-off include Quaithe (19), Rhaego (19), Maggy the Frog (18), Bloodraven (16), Cregan (14) and Howland Reed (13).
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