63 Best Tiger Tattoo Ideas & Designs (2018)

Men like to have tiger tattoo on their body due to its powerful meaning. Tiger tattoos are associated with strength, courage, and power. But this is not the only meaning of tiger tattoos. Many people try tiger tattoos because they are also associated with beauty, danger, fear, and protection.

Here we have chosen 63 best tiger tattoos in the world that will suit both men and women-

Tiger Tattoo Meaning

1. There are two ways to try tiger tattoos. One is descending tiger tattoo style and other is ascending tiger tattoo. A Descending tiger tattoo as shown in this picture will represent strength and courage. It means the tiger is about to attack its prey.
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2. Here is another descending tiger tattoo design where the artist showed an old tiger. This means that age do not comes in your way when you have to show courage.
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3. Choose the tiger species wisely. The royal Bengal tiger found in India and Bangladesh is most deadly tiger species. Simply try its version and it means you are a no non-sense person.
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4. You can try tiger face tattoo design. It could either be tried as an half sleeve tattoo like this or on inner bicep (if you have huge biceps).
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5. But do not try a tiger face tattoo on your forearm like this because even if it is beautifully done yet the tattoo won’t be fully clear as you can see.
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6. While tiger tattoo is mostly tried by men, yet there are many designs of tiger tattoos for females as well. Here is one that girls can consider.
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7. There are other sub species of tiger as well. For example this is Chinese tiger tattoo where the artist focused on facial hairs a lot.
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8. Ancient tribes used to wear skin of dangerous animals to show their power. You can try a similar tattoo design where the tribal chief is wearing head of tiger.
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9. No tattoo would look as marvellous as an angry tiger tattoo design. See how majestic they appear.
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10. Even though I admire colourful tiger tattoos yet one can try black and white designs as well like this.
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Japanese Tiger Tattoo Designs

11. Different tribal art portrayed tiger designs in different style. Here is an amazing Japanese art inspired tiger tattoo.
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12. Try tiger tattoos on arm or calf only if the whole face can get over it, otherwise just avoid it.
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13. Here is an ascending tiger tattoo which has another meaning. It represents protection. It means you do not want to harm anyone but if situation came then you will not back down.
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14. You can try a tiger cub tattoo design. They are one of the most beautiful murder machines of nature.
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15. There are various style of tiger traditional tattoos and here is a design that I liked.
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16. You can try an angry tiger cub tattoo design. It means that despite your size or age you are not afraid of anything.
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17. You can try a two face tattoo design where half face is of a man or woman and other face is of a tiger.
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18. A cool idea is to try traditional tiger tattoo where the tiger is shown with flowers like lily or lotus.
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19. Instead of angry faced tiger tattoo you can also show a calm tiger which means that you know how to handle yourself.
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20. You can try a half face tiger tattoo design. It will be way better if you share the other half design with your sibling or your loved one.
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Tiger Tattoos on Arm

21. There are many temporary tiger tattoo design as well and most of them are just goofy like this.
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22. Here is another Japanese tiger face tattoo where the eyes are inked beautifully.
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23. You can try tiger species that went extinct. Like here is a beautiful now extinct tiger species tattoo.
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24. Honestly this tiger looks more like a human being who is transforming into a tattoo.
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25. Have you ever considered a tiger sleeve tattoo? Here is an offbeat tattoo design where the tiger is shown like an army general.
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26. If you try a traditional tiger tattoo then make sure that you show a flower along with it.
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27. You can mix up your tiger tattoo design with another tattoo like this.
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28. Here is a descending Siberian tiger tattoo. A Siberian tiger has white skin with black stripes.
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29. If you show an angry tiger then be sure that the teeth of tiger are pointed and shiny.
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30. I like front posing tiger tattoos but many people like side posing tiger tattoos as well.
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Tiger Face Tattoo

31. You can try a tiger face tattoo on your elbow where the tattoo covers a bit part of forearm and bicep.
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32. Do you know that tiger loves swimming and playing in water? You can show a tiger along with a pond or river in your tattoo design.
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33. If you wish to try a tiger portrait tattoo along with a girl then the best face that you can opt for is of Angelina jolie.
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34. Tiger watercolour tattoos are also very popular but let me remind you that they can fade away and become messy after some time.
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35. Most artist think that tiger face tattoos need to be small or medium in size but one try them as half sleeve tattoos as well like this.
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36. Here is a Siberian tiger tattoo which is inked in Japanese style. It gives an illusion of dragon as well.
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37. A realistic tiger tattoo design like this would look way better on chest or back where the artist get full space to show case his art.
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38. This tiger tattoo seems to be inspired from the famous Saber-toothed tiger which is also a popular character in Ice Age movies.
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39. You can also try female tiger tattoos and honestly they turn out very beautiful design.
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40. Here is a tiger climbing up tattoo design which suits perfectly on full sleeves.
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Best Tiger Tattoos

41. The detailing on the teeth of this tiger tattoo design is mind blowing. It looks so real.
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42. You can have a full sleeve tattoo design and add a tiger face in between like this.
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43. Adding a rose tattoo with your tiger tattoo is also a good choice.
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44. Believe it or not but many people to have Japanese tiger tattoos on their full back due to cultural reasons.
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45. Here is another full back tiger tattoo design which too be honest can be improved a lot.
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46. You can try a descending (climbing up) tiger tattoo on your back.
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47. Can you spot the tiger in this full back tattoo design?
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48. Tiger can be shown with other wild animals as well. Like here is a tiger shown fighting with a snake.
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49. Tiger tattoos sit perfectly on shoulders and neck as well.
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50. In this tiger tattoo design the artist gave human eyes to the tiger.
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Meaningful Tiger Tattoos

Here are a dozen more tiger tattoo ideas which you will love.
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Which tiger tattoo design from the above photo gallery you liked the most?