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Common Nose Type and Connection with Ethnicity and Personality

What kind of nose do I have? What your nose says about you? This are some of the questions that keep on hitting your mind every time you look straight in the mirror before you. You don’t need to feel embarrassed with either the shape or your nose type since your nose suits you well.


Nose types
Nose types

There are several types of nose such as; Greek Nose, Roman Nose, Celestial Nose, Nubian Nose, Hawk Nose, Rumpole Nose, Lenin Nose, Redknapp Nose, Nixon Nose, Tara Nose, Fleshy Nose, Duchess Nose, and Snub Nose.

Celestial type and personality

This type of nose is most common in Europe and it is one of the most attractive noses. Its edge is sharper than a snub nose, which is smaller, slightly rounder and slopes upward at the tip. Celestial nose is also known as the upturned nose drawn from its characteristics.

Celestial nose type
Celestial nose

Individuals with the Celestial nose are known to be unbeatable optimists and are rounded by a kind demeanor and a sound personality. They weave a permanent breeze of warmth and love around their friends and family and it is very comforting to be beside them.

People with upturned noses are also believed to be very adventurous in their sexual appetite but also ground their relationships and marriages strongly.

Features of celestial nose are:

  • Have a dent at the middle of the bridge with a tip that protrudes.
  • Have an inward depression is formed from the bulky tip of the nose.
  • The depression can be bit unappealing when the bent is too deep.

Nubian type and personality

Nubian nose type
Nubian nose

People who have this type of nose are creative in their approach to a subject and are also characterized by curiosity and open mind to things. If you have Nubian nose, then your own charisma may attract people to your personalities.

These people also are emotionally very expressive and this liberty with emotions can at times go overboard as well. Again, this nose type is characterized by a long nose shape with a base that is wide.

Roman nose

Roman nose type
Roman nose type

It is also known as over-projected nose and is characterized by a highlighted bridge which can either be curved or bent. Individuals with Roman nose are said to have a strong personalities and leadership skills.

Some of the other meanings portrayed by this Roman nose are; the person does things upon impulses and thinks their way through, they are equally good at influencing other people and encourage them to do things. Such people are good organizers and are seldom aggressive.

Button and meaning

Button nose type
Button nose type

This refers to a nose that has similar appearance with a button or a nose that is said to be button-like in appearance. It is very cute in most people. Those who have their button noses are proud of them too. The ends are round, and resemble a real button.

Women with button shaped nose are said to be imaginative and the look beautiful in this small round nose with very little definition. People with this nose type make up the vast majority of models and actresses.

Features portrayed by people with button nose:

  • Optimistic
  • Kind
  • Full temperament
  • Loving
  • Supportive and have nurturing personalities.

However, button nosed individuals are also known for their emotional instability. They normally feel threatened by persons of stronger will. For all their creative genius, their timidity is their main undoing.

Snub nose shape
Snub nose shape

Snub shapes

This is a button-like nose that is small hence it has an adorable slight widening thus voted by far to be the most attractive of noses, those that carry the Snub nose shape are also considered to be immature. This nose has people with great personalities whether in sports like Rooney, celebrities in music etc.

Nose Shapes and Ancestry – Greek and Hooked 

Analyzing nose shapes has been considered to both scientific and artistic, according to Abraham Tamir, an Israeli scientist. Some of these noses are:


This shape has narrow nostrils and a pointed tip. It’s streamlined, with no depressions. The bridge is high and long. The Greek nose has a host of positive qualities: intelligence, optimism, skill, composure, compassion, and romanticism. Greek noses signify good leaders. They’re disciplined and destined for success.

Green nose type
Green nose type


It’s common to people of Italian and Jewish descent. Eagle-nosed folks follow their own path. They’re enthusiastic and charismatic. They highly value family and friends. They’re ambitious, organized, and efficient. They make great leaders.

Hooked nose type
Hooked nose type

Type chart

Nose types say much more about your character and appearance. The following nose type charts or list express a few details about you.


It has large nostrils and wide tips. The bridge may be either short or long. A large nose signifies ambition and leadership. It shows a desire to work independently. The bearer of this nose likes to be the boss. They are confident and self-reliant. They step up to the plate when it comes to challenges.

Large nose type
Large nose


It is small in length and width. The tip is neither round nor sharp. The short-nosed person is sensitive and kind. They have a sweet, endearing personality. They’re creative, spontaneous, and fun. They enjoy being part of a team. This people like helping others and contributing to causes.

Small nose type
Small nose


People with this type of nose like action, sports, and travel. Their dynamic nature demands freedom, movement, and space. They like getting things done quickly, which makes them efficient. People with long noses are intuitive. They have a knack for business and make great leaders.

Claire Danes long nose
Claire Danes long nose


Individual with this nose type are sensitive and loyal. They’re kind and sympathetic. They tend to be reserved and shy. They’re also hard-working.

Short nose type
Short nose

Nose and ethnicity

Most ethnic groups have a specific set of characteristics of the nose that sets it apart from others. The following are some of categories of ethnic nose:


They are characterized by having a broad, wide, drooping tip, complemented by a dorsal hump. This hump is similar to what is seen on noses of those with Mediterranean heritage.


They tend to feature enlarged nostrils, wide tips and a lack of nasal bridge projection.

African nose type
African nose type


They are ethnic group span those with heritages ranging from Persian to Greek to Italian to Arab to Jewish, to name a few. People from these ethnic groups often have noses with a hump in the region between the tip and forehead and a slightly drooping nose tip.


Asian nose
Asian nose

They are nose types with a shorter and sit shallow on the face. Similar to an African nose, it also lacks definition, has wide nostrils and little definition of the bridge.


Common Nose Shapes: http://theinsiderlist.com/top-6-common-nose-shapes/

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  1. The European nose is described here several times as cute or attractive….etc. By whose standards of beauty? Obviously a european’s. This is a biased and racist article. Take it down and revise it.

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