Have you ever thought of getting a tattoo to remind yourself of an important memory? Or you just want to get one because you were dared by your friends? Whatever your reasons may be, every tattoo has a significant meaning.
Tattoos are not only works of art but they are a reminder of stories and experiences in our lives. Some people get them to remind them of an important milestone, while others simply want it. Still, every tattoo has a story to tell.
Check out these 52 tattoos and their special meanings.
2) 18th Birthday Gift
What a powerful tattoo to commemorate a loved one.
The butterfly represents the butterfly rash many lupus patients have.
What a clever idea!
6) Love Dad
7) First Tattoo
What a sweet memory of her friend.
8) For my Brother
Both tattoos are stunning.
9) From the Ground Up
10) Love, Nico
Kate also got the symbols. Her father has since passed but she says: “…now I’ll always have a piece of him with me to give me some fatherly advice when I need it.”
13) Got Your Back
What a very symbolic tribute piece.
14) Surprise Tattoo
15) I miss you!
16) Best Friend
18) The X Files
“The X-Files solidified in my mind that women could be whatever, do whatever, and be as badass as any man could ever be and more.”
19) Spongebob and Patrick
What a sweet and playful way to remember a loved one.
20) Love My Daughter!!
22) Morse Code
“I have it on my arm because I carry them with me, my sister has it on her foot because she walks in our footsteps, and when my youngest sister turns 18, she’ll get it on her back because we always have her back.”
23) A Father’s Love
“The story goes that he keeps them safe until their parents also pass and they can enter heaven together.”
25) You’ll be alright
26) I Don’t Like You
This is a really unique and cool piece. The imagery is very powerful.
28) My Little Angel
29) Counting Down the Days
A lot of thought went into this tattoo!
33) ‘Stache and Glasses
It’s an adorable tribute tattoo.
34) Thankful for U
This woman made this tragedy a little less painful by choosing to remember a special moment they shared together.
35) A Tragedy
His home was destroyed from a propane leak killing his dog and his parents.
This is an inspiring concept.
37) Pineapple Obsession
“Now I will always have a fun story to tell about my first tattoo and a sweet memory with my best friend: my mom.”
“He looks like a demon, but he’s probably the kindest superhero out there. Getting this tattoo was a form of armour.”
What a beautiful and inspiring story!
What a beautiful piece of art.