This list of small tattoos for men not only gives you an idea for your next tattoo design but also give you a reason why you should try a tattoo on your body. Most men avoid tattoos due to their job-related issues. But there is one benefit of small tattoos that you can hide them whenever you want too. Also, You can try them on any body part ranging from hand, chest, wrist, arm, forearm, shoulder or back. If you are still confused, here is a small quiz for what tattoo should I get.
Here are 77 simple small tattoo ideas for men with meaning –
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Cool Small Tattoos For Men
1. You can define anyone tattoo as the best small tattoo for men but honestly, some tattoos are very close to this title. For example, this small armband tattoo is too beautiful to overlook.
2. Usually people opt for large tattoo piece on chest but small tattoos like this batman logo look amazingly beautiful on chest.
3. Mountains are huge but still, they make a really adorable and perfect choice for small hand tattoos.
4. There are multiple small tree tattoos that men can try on arms. My favorites are palm trees and pine tree tattoos.
5. Won’t you love an adorable and beautiful small penguin tattoo design on the wrist? Here is a cute tiny tattoo that you will find hard to reject.
Small Hand Tattoos For Men
6. Most matching tattoos for couples, siblings and best friends are small in size. It is a very meaningful and obvious choice to have a matching small tattoo with your loved ones.
7. You can opt for your zodiac tattoo in small size on your forearm.
8. A Small king tattoo design is one of the best tattoo idea for men.
9. Small tattoos can also be colourful and here is one example for you.
10. If you think that small 3d tattoos do not turn out great then think again. Here is a small size dice tattoo in a 3d style that is amazing. You can also try these short motivational quotes as your tattoo design.
Simple Small Tattoos for Men
11. Anchor tattoos represent stability and they are great choice for family tattoos. They can even be tried in small size.
12. I am not much into emo culture but these cute little angel tattoos are perfect choices for couples.
13. This small size tattoo is very meaningful. It sends a strong message against deforestation and pollution.
14. Small tattoos perfectly sit on fingers. You can try arrow tattoos on finger in small size and they will look adorable.
15. I never advice for full back tattoos. Instead small tattoos on back like this look great.
Small Chest Tattoos For Men
16. I am a huge Batman fan and this is the reason why you will see so many batman tattoos on this website.
17. Bicep tattoos are usually large in size. This way they match the huge size of the biceps. But a small bicep tattoo will also look cute.
18. Do you recognize this small tattoo design? The Famous HBO fantasy Show Game of Thrones inspired it. Can you guess which house sigil it is inspired from?
19. I am a cat person and I absolutely love cat tattoos. Here is a minimal small tattoo design that will suit men.
20. Celtic tattoo art has various symbols that are popularly opted by tattoo lovers. Here is the famous small size triangle tattoo for men in celtic style.
Small Tattoo Ideas for Men
21. Do you know the meaning of this HO-NH2-NH tattoo? It is chemical symbol of serotonin which is transmitted by our nervous system when we feel good.
22. A Small white ink tattoo design will look almost invisible on your body. Here is a small Christian tattoo that you can consider.
23. If you are a Jesus loving person and a devoted Christian then you would surely love to try a tiny cross tattoo design.
24. A small size king crown (or even queen crown) is great tattoo idea for men. The queen crown will look good on guys in relationship.
25. Dagger tattoo represent revenge and aggression. A Small dagger tattoo on wrist is surely a cool and meaningful idea.
Small Arm Tattoos For Men
26. Honestly, I would love to ink these tiny dragons on my forearm. They represent the three dragons of Daenerys Targaryen from Game of Thrones.
27. If you are a patriotic person then you can try a small bald eagle tattoo design. It will look good both on the chest and back.
28. This wandered and book tattoo in small size is inspired from the Harry Potter movie series.
29. Can you find any better and more elaborate elephant tattoo (in such small size) anywhere else?
30. One good thing about small tattoos is that they look great on uncommon body parts too such as face.
Small Meaningful Tattoos for Men
31. People love to have meaningful knuckle tattoos. Here are some symbolic tattoos that you can try on your fingers.
32. Usually flower tattoos are opted by girsl but such small size and colourful flower tattoos will look pretty on boys as well.
33. Some small tattoos are of minimal style. For example this minimal anchor tattoo is complete in its own self.
34. Place your hand on your heart and tell me honestly can you reject this adorable small panda tattoo?
35. If aggression is in your nature then a small gun tattoo design will surely suit you.
Small Forearm Tattoos for Men
36. This symbolic triangle tattoo design in small size is actually a matching sibling tattoo where the three triangles represent the three siblings.
37. Koi fish represent struggle and a small size koi fish tattoo design will look good on back or neck.
38. You can try some offbeat tattoo design too in small size. For example here is a small mask tattoo design on the rib cage of this guy.
39. If you are a music loving person then you will surely adore this small music note tattoo on fingers.
40. Here is a meaningful tattoo design where the artist inked various phases of moon that denotes various phases of life as well.
Small Tribal Tattoos for Men
41. Another cool place to try small tattoo is the side of the palm.
42. Name tattoos are perfect choice as they are small in size thus occupying less space on body.
43. If you are a star wars fan then you will surely love this small stormtrooper tattoo on the back of the ear.
44. Are you able to understand this small outline tattoo? It is actually a wolf tattoo.
45. Owls are very intelligent beings. This is the reason why many people opt for small owl tattoos.
Small Shoulder Tattoos For Men
46. The mythical bird phoenix is popular for its ability of rebirth. If you are moving on from your past then a phoenix tattoo in small size is an ideal choice.
47. This small quote tattoo design seems to be inspired by the famous ‘Come Together’ song which was also the theme song of the 2017 DC movie Justice League.
48. No one would reject a simple and small religious tattoo design like this.
49. Here this small rose tattoo on the side of the hand looks perfect. It is dedicated to the lady this guy loves.
50. Here is a mix up of small semicolon tattoo with the arrow tattoo. This represents that life goes on no matter what.
51: A trending YHLQMDLG tattoo on the forearm inspired by the Puerto Rican rapper and singer Bad Bunny, which translates into “I do whatever I want.”
Unqiue Small Tattoos For Men
So which small tattoo design for men you loved the most?