Tattoo Dream Meaning – Top 18 Dreams About Tattoo

Did you dream about tattoos? To dream that you have tattoos represents your sense of individuality and the desire to stand out in a crowd. Tattoos symbolize permanence, self-expression, creativity, and transformation. If you actually in an environment where seeing a tattoo is common or if you are actually getting a tattoo or if you are a tattoo artist, these dreams will have much less meaning and symbolism.

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To successfully interpret the symbol of tattoos in your dreams, consider the location of the body where the tattoo is located, the color and symbols or animals, and finally, your own emotions when looking at the tattoo.

To dream that you are a tattoo artist suggests that your exotic tastes and strange experiences may turn off those around you.

Dream About Tattoo Actions

Getting a Brand New Tattoo
Consider the tattoo that you are receiving in the dream. It can signify a sense of empowerment for yourself or a celebration of your own personal individuality.

Removing Tattoo
Removing tattoos in dreams suggests a sense of regret. Perhaps you want to take back some actions or things that you have said in the past.

Drawing Tattoo on Yourself
The action in the dream indicates that you may be creating an enemy for yourself.

Drawing a Tattoo on a Lover
A tattoo on your lover in the dream suggests that you need to add sparks into your romance. Pay attention to the symbols and colors drawn to figure out the exact “spark” that you require.

Tattooing Someone Else
Tattooing someone else suggests that you need to explore your creative side.

Dream About Tattoo’s Conditions

Bad Tattoo
Dreams about a bad tattoo; suggest that a bad waking situation or decision has a much longer-lasting effect than you had expected. It could point to a bad decision with illegal acts that have gotten you in trouble in the past.

Faded Tattoo
A faded tattoo suggests that you will have money problems.

Disappearing Tattoo or Tattoo Falling Off
To see a tattoo falling off like a sticker or disappearing suddenly suggest a loss of individuality and freedom. Perhaps others have taken the ability to express your true thoughts away from you.

Unfinished Tattoo
An unfinished tattoo indicates the unfinished business that you have.

Covered in Tattoo
When tattoos cover your whole body, it indicates the complete transformation of your body and mind. Perhaps you have gone through a whole transformation process that changed you forever.

Dream About Tattoo and Emotions

Regret Getting the Tattoo
If you feel regret about the tattoo that you have gotten earlier, it can suggest personal transformation. You do not feel or think the same as when you first got the tattoo. Perhaps you have just ended an important chapter or relationship of your life. And now that you have regretted making certain decisions or lifestyles.

Tattoo and Expectation
Suppose your lover is expecting and wanting a tattoo in the dream. It may suggest that he or she is trying to express him or herself and get your attention.

Dream About Common Tattoo Symbols


Butterfly Tattoo
Signify personal transformation and the result of cause and effect.

Dragon Tattoo
Implies that you are looking for attention. You want others to acknowledge and award you for your efforts and positive actions.

Bird Tattoo
Represents your deep inner desire to remain free and open-minded.

Eagle Tattoo
The eagle tattoo signifies your desire to soar the skies and claim your throne.

Elephant Tattoo
The elephant tattoo symbolizes luck and good fortune.

Ace and Hearts
Dreaming of getting a tattoo of the ace of hearts means that you are proud of your past accomplishments. You want to share it with those around you.

Fish Tattoo
The fish tattoo depicts your destiny. You will obtain discoveries and achievements.

Poison Spider or Snake Tattoo
The vicious animals as tattoos may mean that you are planning something deceitful. This decision will be deadly that may cause damage to others.

Tiger or Lion Tattoo
They symbolize your pride and power at the top of the food chain in the jungle.


Cross Tattoo
It indicates that you have set your mind to some known targets.

Eye Tattoo
The eye tattoo indicates your desire to become more open-minded and perceptive to your surroundings.

Wing or Feather Tattoo
This suggests that you want to be as light as a feather. You want to unload the ideas and thoughts that have been burdening you.

Flower Tattoo
A flower tattoo suggests that you want to express your feminine side. Pay attention to the type of flower in the tattoo dream. For example, a rose might suggest that you are in love.

Name Tattoo
Consider the name of the person that you are trying to put on your body. Perhaps they have special meaning or are becoming more important to you. Perhaps an Ex had changed how you express yourself permanently.

Dream About Tattoo on Body

When you see tattoos on your body, always consider the type of image used as the tattoo. Combine the two symbols to interpret your tattoo dreams correctly. For example, dream about wing tattoos on your shoulder; suggests that you want to release yourself from the heavy responsibilities that you have been carrying.

Tattoo on Back
This indicates your attitudes toward the world.

Tattoo on Hands and Arms
A hands and arms tattoo signifies the ways and methods that you have used to express your relationship.

Chest Tattoo
The tattoo on your chest and breast symbolizes how you feel about your past experiences.

Tattoo on Leg or Ankle
Dream about the tattoo on legs or ankles represents the believes that you stand.

Tattoo on Neck
Seeing tattoos on the neck symbolizes the common ground between your mental and physical world.

Facial Tattoo
Facial tattoos are your attempt to express who you are.

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