50+ Stunning Jellyfish Tattoo Designs & Ideas (2018)

A jellyfish tattoo can be the cutest tattoo design that you can try. But not only is it beautiful but also very meaningful tattoo design. A jellyfish tattoo can mean a lot depending on the context. For example, a jellyfish with hard shell will represent that you are a tough person.

A colorful jellyfish will represent your easy to go nature. A jellyfish swarm will represent your bond with family.
Jellyfish is one of the oldest living animals. Therefore it will also represent experience and survival. Box-shaped Jellyfish is the most poisonous organism so it will also represent beauty with danger.

Turritopsis dohrnii (Jellyfish) can reproduce itself thus defying the laws of death and staying immortal.

Its tattoo will represent the wish to stay immortal. Here are 50 plus jellyfish tattoos that will look great on both men and women –

Jellyfish tattoo ideas

1. If you have broad shoulder and good biceps then try an upper half sleeve jellyfish tattoo like this.
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2. Jellyfish is free creature. Showing a jellyfish with an anchor will mean that you are a free willed person but being held down by people you love.
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3. Forearm might not support a large size jellyfish tattoo but still the design will look great on it.
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4. Jellyfish are among the ancient living beings. Showing a cave painting style jellyfish tattoo will be a cool idea.
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5. If you show a jellyfish flowing along with the current then this will denote that you go along the way wherever life takes you.
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6. You can opt for a simple jellyfish tattoo design which will show that you appreciate simplicity in life.
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7. Jellyfish is very light and a upward floating jellyfish will mean that you wish to touch the heights of success.
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8. When jellyfish is about to sting its shell sparks. You can try a stinging jellyfish tattoo design which will represent the rage in you.
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9. A bended jellyfish tattoo like this will mean that you are a protective person who loves to help friends and family.
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10. Most people do not try to show the blob of jelly over the shell of jellyfish. If you show it then it will mean that you are a layered person and one should get closer to you to know you better.
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Jellyfish tattoo designs

11. Jellyfish often roam in groups called Bloom or swarm. A jellyfish swarm tattoo will mean that you are a family oriented person or you are extremely closer to your friends or siblings.
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12. As jelly are colourful creature so one thing you can do is to show various colored jellyfish tattoo like this.
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13. Here is a cool design where the artist inked the jelly blob on the hand of the person and the tentacles of jellyfish moved all over the forearm.
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14. Showing no jelly on the head of the jellyfish will mean that you are a very soft person who do not have double personality.
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15. Here is a double exposure jellyfish tattoo design where the artist showed galaxy in the jelly of the shell.
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16. You can try a mix up design where you can show a skull of human and tentacles of jellyfish. This will mean that you are a person who has many sources to acquire to true knowledge about anything.
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17. Jellyfish can also be really great cover up tattoo design. All you have to do is show the darkness of the ocean like this.
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18. This jellyfish tattoo design is inspired from the Disney cartoon art.
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19. Watercolor jellyfish also look beautiful but I would advise you to opt for design where the jellyfish is inked with solid black ink (outline only).
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20. Showing a complex tentacle structure of jellyfish will mean that you are a very strong willed person and one should not bully you.
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Jellyfish tattoos for women

21. Colorful tattoos look great on thighs of girls. So a cool idea would be to show various colored jellyfish tentacles like this.
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22. Or you can opt for a jellyfish tattoo design which inspired from art of another era. For example here is a Victorian era styled tattoo of Jellyfish.
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23. Couples can try a jellyfish tattoo that has two colors in it. For example this lady got inked with a beautiful jellyfish tattoo with blue and green ink.
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24. Even though this jellyfish tattoo is not that attractive but perfect placement on thigh made it catchy and impressive.
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25. Here is another watercolour jellyfish tattoo where the artist beautiful used the color blue and orange.
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26. A realistic jellyfish tattoo might not look that great but still some design tend to look better as shown here.
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27. You can modify your jellyfish outline tattoo with beautiful colors as shown in this image.
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28. Jellyfish resides in Blue Ocean. Blue is a calm color. So I would advise you to use it in your tattoo design of jellyfish.
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29. Here is another tattoo of jellyfish where the artist tried to give a shot of realism.
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30. Jellyfish tattoos with extra-long tentacles will represent that you worry a lot about past but still somehow manages to move away from it.
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Jellyfish tattoos for men

31. If you are thinking to get a jellyfish tattoo on bicep then try it in such style that the jellyfish seems to be moving toward the chest.
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32. If you try a jellyfish tattoo whose shell looks like a garlic then this will mean that you are hard to decode person.
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33. You can confuse people and try a jellyfish tattoo that looks a lot like a squid or octopus.
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34. Most people consider for medium or large size jellyfish tattoo but I would say that small jellyfish tattoos also look awesome.
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35. Jellyfish are really old creature. You can go for dull colors to show an aged jellyfish. Tattoo of an aged jellyfish will mean that you are a person with lots of experience to share.
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36. If you wish to try small jellyfish tattoo then hand is perfect place for it.
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37. Here is an abstract jellyfish tattoo design which is really hard to ignore.
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38. There is one jellyfish that can reproduce itself thus staying immortal. Trying tattoo of that jellyfish will mean that you are not afraid of death.
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39. One cool idea would be to try a jellyfish tattoo on calf that is swimming upward. A traditional jellyfish tattoo would be perfect for that.
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40. Black jellyfish tattoo also look great and the shell would look really amazing.
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Tattoos of Jellyfish

41. The contrast of colors in this jellyfish tattoo design is beautiful thus making it look outstanding.
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42. You can add another tattoo design (preferably a mandala or a dreamcatcher tattoo) to your jellyfish tattoo like this.
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43. You can show an eye to your jellyfish tattoo which will mean that even though you pretend to live in dark but you know a lot of things.
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44. A nice design would be to try a jellyfish tattoo that is wrapping your forearm like this.
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45. A large size jellyfish tattoo like this would look great on chest or back.
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46. Collarbone is also an ideal place to try a jellyfish tattoo.
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47. You can try a jellyfish tattoo that looks a lot like a mushroom.
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48. Yellow color is rarely tried in tattooing. A Yellow jellyfish tattoo would look great.
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49. You can ink a jellyfish in such style that It looks a lot like an umbrella.
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50. Jellyfishes do not have brain, heart or nervous system. This is why they represent an emotionless person.
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Best Jellyfish tattoos

Here are few more jellyfish tattoos that we loved –
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So which jellyfish tattoo design you liked the most from the above photo gallery?