Reviewed & updated: March 30, 2023 by Jamie Wilson BA
Tattooing the names of loved ones certainly isn’t a new tradition. Sailors, soldiers, and even members of the royal court for years would ink the names of those they were devoted to onto their skin. A name tattoo is a token of loyalty and eternal remembrance. Today many choose to carry on this tradition by tattooing their child’s, family member or partners name. Usually on their arm, wrist, or over their very heart. There are few tattoos more sentimental than a name tattoo and by getting their name on your skin they will be with you forever.
Name Tattoo Ideas
There are many different ways to style a name tattoo. They can be mixed with other styles and fonts to make a masterpiece that is more than just a name. So in this article we will show you 101 name tattoo ideas that you could get to represent your love for someone. As a small reminder. Feel free to experiment with and explore. You can never be to specific about what you want to put on your skin.
A man’s chest is a colossal canvas, and when inked it can be prominent symbol of pride. It is also the closest place to the heart and if you want to keep a loved on close it is a great place to put your tattoo. Though it may not be the easiest place to get a tattoo due to many prominent bones it makes for a great place to store any symbol you hold close.
Still looking for inspiration, then checkout this blog post about Roman Numerals Tattoo.
The arm tattoo or the arm full and half sleeve have become the preferred placement for people getting tattoos in recent years. The trend hasn’t stopped an an arm tattoo or sleeve could be the addition you need. With the arm being the most easily visible and moveable part of the body. It is a great place for a tattoo.
The back is the biggest canvas on the body. Not only does the back give a huge place for your art but it also is the easiest place to hide your tattoos. Yet you can still go and let your tattoos show on a topless day in the summer.
Other Name Tattoo Ideas
Summary – Top 5 Name Tattoo Designs
So in this article we have shown you 101 name tattoo designs for men that you should have a look at. Whether an arm tattoo, chest tattoo or back tattoo. Whether you are planning to book your tattoo appointment soon or just getting ideas this list of 101 tattoos will help you choose.
- “Rachel” Ring Name Tattoo
- Cool Name Forearm Tattoo
- Name Wrist Tattoo
- Negative Space Arm Tattoo
- Name Heartbeat Tattoo
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