It pumps through your veins and arteries keeping every cell in your body alive, and yet you rarely think about your blood or blood type, let alone how it relates to your personality. Strangely enough, your blood type and personality may have more in common than you would think.

A good part of are personality comes from our genetic, which is why are blood type is linked to our personality. Your blood type is determined by your genetic background. In a cross cultural research of the blood antigens and the personality trait of neuroticism and extraversion researches found the link between ones personality and their blood type.

In a different study, which involved teenage boys and their personality found out that the boys with type A blood type were more tender minded and that blood types O,B and AB were more tough minded.

You may recall the book Eat Right for Your Type by James D’Adamo which spoke to matching diet with your blood type. Donna Gates worked with the research of James D’Adamo for her book, The Body Ecology Diet. There are definite tendencies in blood type related to health. For example, 8 out of 10 children with autism have type A blood.

What Does Your Blood Type Reveal About Your Personality?

Personality of Blood Type O

Did you know that the O for this blood type stands for outgoing, this is because people who have this blood type tend to be more outgoing than people with other blood types, and they tend to set higher standards for their selves and will most likely achieve them?

People who have blood type O are usually leaders; they know how to manage stress well and are usually pretty athletic. They will come off as confident but at times might come off as insensitive towards certain people.

O’s are most romantically compatible with other blood type O or type AB.

Famous People with Type O Blood: Al Capone, Gerald Ford, Mikhail Gorbachev, John Gotti, Crystal Kay, Queen Elizabeth II, John Lennon, Paul Newman, Elvis Presley, Ronald Reagan

Personality of Blood Type A

The most research on personality and blood types comes from Japan where 74% of the population is blood type is A. A’s have been said to have a more sensitive constitution than other blood types because stress can weaken their immunity.

Those with blood type A tend to me more anxious and less openly trusting than other blood types. They tend to handle stress poorly. Since they are usually introverted, blood type A personalities tend to be linked to intellectual pursuits like science, math and research. They work best independently, but are also good at cooperating with others.

Blood type A personalities can be passionate, but they require trust to be established before they can be intimate with someone. They tend to be perfectionists who are very patient.

People with blood type A are most compatible with other type A’s or with the blended personality of blood type AB.

Famous People With Type A Blood: George H. W. Bush, Ayumi Hamasaki, O.J. Simpson, Britney Spears, Alan Alda, Adolf Hitler, Lyndon B. Johnson, Richard Nixon, Jet Li, Maki Nomiya, Rick James

Personality of Blood Type B

People with type B blood type are usually creative, empathic, emotional and also intelligent. These people are really focused but might come off as selfish, but they are the most caring out of all of the other blood types.

This blood type has a mixture of both A and O blood type. This blood type is ambitious just like O’S but are very caring like type A.

Having blood type B can increase your chance of having lupus, multiple sclerosis and chronic fatigue.

If you have blood type B you are more compatible with people who have your same blood type but they can also go good with blood type AB.

Famous People With Type B Blood: Akira Kurosawa, Jack Nicholson, Luciano Pavarotti, Tom Selleck, Mia Farrow, Paul McCartney, Leonardo DiCaprio, Vince Young

Personality of Blood Type AB

As you might imagine, people with a mixed blood type AB also have a mix of personality traits. AB blood types are trustworthy, but they can be both shy and outgoing depending on the situation.

AB blood types can be charming, connected to their spirituality, relaxed, open to change and friendly. The AB blood type personality is very individualistic and prefers to be different from other people.

Romantically speaking, blood type AB is compatible with any of the blood types, including other AB’s.

Famous People With Type AB Blood: John F. Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe, Mick Jagger, Thomas Edison, Bob Sapp, Miyavi, Jackie Chan, Ken Kitamura