19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

People choose certain tattoos for different reasons. Some get beautiful and impressive pictures while others like meaningful images. This article is about the latter: they got their tattoos in honor of their pets, children, and family members.

AZtag is touched by these tattoos with deep meanings. We want you to have a look at them and get inspired too.

A grandpa got a cochlear implant tattoo to become more like his grandson.

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

In memory of work for an ambulance service

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

“I got a tattoo of my dad’s laugh on my arm. He passed 3 years ago. I have his smile and joy wherever I go now.”

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

A tattoo depicting a pet with its unique feature

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

“My dad passed away this weekend so I got his tattoo in memory of him.”

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

“After a year and a half of fighting in court, I just won custody of my 2 boys. So I got them each to say, ’Daddy, I love you’ for my first tattoo.”

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

“Finally got the tattoo I’ve always wanted!”

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

“My stepdad committed suicide and I got this tattoo in memory of him.”

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

“I used to hate my legs, but I’m slowly falling in love with them.”

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

“My dad retired from tattooing 5 years ago because his hands started to shake. For Father’s Day, I asked his old tattoo buddy if we could use his studio for my dad to give me a tattoo. He agreed and I gave my dad free range.”

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

“My mom and I got ’Guess How Much I Love You?’ tattoos.”

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

“For my 10-year anniversary of bartending”

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

“I was born and adopted from China.”

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

After her son passed away, this lady got an image of the writing from a card he’d written for her tattooed on her forearm.

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

“Memorial for my pup in doggy heaven. Put it on my calf so he’ll always be walking with me.”

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

“The portrait of my dad”

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

“Here’s a tattoo of my own brain CT scan. I survived a fatal brain infection.”

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

“Dedicated to my brother”

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

3 generations

19 Tattoos That Hide Powerful Stories Behind Them

Do you have tattoos? What do they mean?

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