8 Popular Tattoos and Their Meanings

May 27, 2017

Tattoos are an art form that is becoming increasingly popular throughout the world. The art of inking the skin has been around for centuries, but the meaning and designs have evolved alongside culture.

Now, people are incorporating multiple elements into their unique designs. Whether you have a couple of tattoos or are looking to get inked, perhaps it is time you found out the meaning behind the most popular tattoo designs.

1 Chinese characters

Those who choose to have their skin marked with Chinese characters hopefully know the meaning of the character. There are more frequently used symbols for the elements (fire, water, earth, and air), or words like “death,” “life,” “happiness,” and “warrior.” Sometimes, people will even choose the Chinese character for their Chinese Zodiac animal, like “dragon” or “horse.”