10 Best Crybaby Tattoo Ideas You’ll Have To See To Believe!

by Mark
Cry Baby Tattoo

If you can’t set your mind on what cry baby tattoo to get, then go through our list below, pick your favourite, and set the date to get inked.

Cry Baby Tattoo
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The experience of choosing the right design for a tattoo can be quite memorable.

Some people choose designs of elements from a past experience or memory. Some people choose ones that have deeper meanings or are trendy designs.

One of these trendy designs is the cry baby tattoo. Still, not many people can be seen wearing them on account of the design lacking a deeper meaning. However, take note that this tattoo design has connections with many things. The basic cry baby tattoo meaning lies in the meaning of the word ‘cry baby’, which is a term for people who cry too much and many times for no reason. Read on to know more about the different cry baby tattoo designs and their meanings.

Simple Cry Baby Tattoos

Many times, simple tattoos over large detailed ones can be the best choice. A lot of people get simple tattoos as their first tattoo and it’s always a good idea to start with a minimalistic design. Usually, these simple minimalistic tattoos are made up of fine lines with no shading.

Simple Cry Baby Tattoos
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The picture above is of a simple cry baby tattoo, specifically a word tattoo written in small letters and in a charming font. A single drop of tear can be seen at the end of the words.

American Traditional Cry Baby Tattoos

There is probably an American traditional tattoo design available for every popular tattoo design out there. However, if you can’t find one, it’s quite simple to come up with one of your own. These tattoos always have bold colours and lines, so you can easily cook up your own traditional design with this recipe.

American Traditional Cry Baby Tattoos
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The picture above shows a classic American traditional cry baby tattoo that has a face of a baby who is crying, and drops of tears coming down the face.

Adorable Cry Baby Tattoos

The term ‘cry baby’ comes from when a baby cries too much. Then the usage of the term took over the world by storm and people called even adults who cry over nothing a little too much ‘cry babies’. However, it still started with babies, so baby tattoos as cry baby tattoos are pretty common and adorable.

Adorable Cry Baby Tattoos
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You can get a tattoo of just the face of a crying baby or you can get a tattoo of the full body of an adorable crying baby including some other elements, like the picture above.

Cry Baby Word Tattoos

The cry baby word tattoo got famous from the cry baby tattoo that the American rapper, Lil Peep used to wear. He had a cry baby word tattoo written on one side of his forehead over an eyebrow. People choose to get these tattoos in all kinds of fonts with all kinds of elements added to the designs.

Cry Baby Word Tattoos
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The picture above is of a cry baby word tattoo in a classic font with the element of fire added in the words. You can change the fonts or add other elements of your choice to make it cooler.

Cry Baby Eyes Tattoos

One of the most common versions of cry baby designs that people get is the crying eyes tattoos. However, you need to be aware of all the meanings of a crying eye tattoo. At times, a crying eye tattoo means that the wearer has served in prison or has murdered someone. It can also mean the wearer has lost someone.

Cry Baby Eyes Tattoos
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The picture above shows a beautiful tattoo of two animated crying eyes with the words cry baby written just below them. To not mean something negative, adding the words seems like a good choice.

Lil Peep Cry Baby Tattoos

Lil Peep was a renowned American singer, rapper, songwriter, and model. He became an icon for many young people as the leading man of emo-rap around the late 2010s. He died an untimely death at the age of only 21. He had quite a few many tattoos on his body and one of them was a cry baby word tattoo.

Lil Peep Cry Baby Tattoos
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You can get a tattoo exactly similar to the one Lil Peep had, or you can get an entire portrait tattoo of Lil Peep, like the picture above as a tribute to him.

Lil Peep Cry Baby Mixtape Tattoos

The rapper, Lil Peep is most associated with cry baby tattoos because he had one on his forehead. He once said he got it because he was a cry baby during his childhood years. He even named one of his mixtapes ‘Cry baby’, which he released in 2016. Many people ink the album cover as their tattoos.

Lil Peep Cry Baby Mixtape Tattoos
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The picture above is of a tattoo of the album cover of the ‘Cry baby’ mixtape of Lil Peep. You can add a few more elements if you want to make it a memorial tattoo for the rapper.

Johnny Depp Cry Baby Tattoos

Other than Lil Peep, Johnny Depp is also highly associated with ‘cry baby’ or cry baby tattoos. The reason is a 1990s movie he has acted in, named ‘cry baby’. Johnny Depp has made a statement with whichever role he was gifted with. Hence, many people choose to ink a design from his movie ‘cry baby’.

Johnny Depp Cry Baby Tattoos
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The picture above shows a beautiful realistic tattoo of Johnny Depp as his character in the ‘Cry baby’ movie. The design is so well done that it’s quite hard to believe that it’s a tattoo.

Cry Baby Anime Character Tattoos

Countless characters have been created as cry babies in anime. The characters might not cry all the time or for no reason, but the frequency of their crying is enough to earn them the title. Characters, like Lucy and Wendy from Fairy Tail, Sakura from Naruto, Nobita from Doraemon, or Usagi from Sailor Moon especially come to mind.

Cry Baby Anime Character Tattoos
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The picture above is of a simple no-shade tattoo of Usagi from Sailor Moon, with the word crybaby written below it. Now, she is surely one character who cried over absolutely nothing.

Devilman Crybaby Tattoos

There has been one anime series that even has crybaby in its name. The anime is ‘Devilman Crybaby’ which was released in 2018. The main protagonist of the anime, Akira even had the nickname crybaby for his habit of crying for the sorrow of even others.

Devilman Crybaby Tattoos
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The picture above shows a gorgeous anime tattoo of the protagonist, Akira, and the antagonist, Ryo. These beautiful tattoos surely catch your eye. You can also get tattoos of other characters from the anime.

Now you know the various designs and their meanings of a cry baby tattoo. Melanie Martinez is another person who can also be associated with cry baby tattoos other than Lil Peep and Johnny Depp. She also released an album by the name ‘cry baby’, like Lil Peep. Now take note of these few more suggestions for cry baby tattoos that you can get by a simple electric tattoo process –

  1. Tattoo of an angel baby crying.
  2. Designs of other cry baby characters from movies, songs, or anime.
  3. Cry baby theatrical masks in a design of ‘smile now, cry later’ tattoo.

Take your time, pick your favourite and get tattooing.

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