Bull Tattoo meaning – because the bull is a strong animal, it symbolize strength and power (like a panda bear tattoo / bear). For some it also represents the Zodiac (the second) astrological sign, which is Taurus or the bull. Altough the bull means something big, yet with a lot of strength, for the astrological sign for the bull means: love, beauty and, of course, harmony. The people born in the Taurus astrological sign are “under the” Venus planet or Aphrodite (from Greek). She is the goddess of love, yet the bull tattoo can also mean procreation, fertility and virility. Do you want a couple of bull tattoo sets/pictures?
Bull Tattoo Symbolism:
- it was used in the Roman Empire also: the bull was associated with the Mithraic mysteries mystery religion/cult.
- in the Christian traditions: baby Jesus was lying with a bull near him.
- Celts symbolism: they had the divine bull.
- Iberia symbolism: the people used to sacrifice the bull for their God Neto (Neto is the God of war/ray). As you can see, in most religions and cultures, the bull is related to power/strength and war. It can also mean that people having those tattoos are without fear.
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Celebrities with bull tattoos – Lena Dunham (she has a bull tattoo. She’s an actress), Elliott Smith (he has a bull tattoo. He has the Ferdinand the Bull tattoo), Dwayne Johnson (he has a bull on his right biceps/hand). If you know more actors/actresses/famous people with bull tattoos, let me know. You can write a comment or even email me via the contact form. Some people are also interested in raging bull tattoo images:
Bull Tattoo Placement ideas – on your chest, on your shoulder (like The Rock), on your head, on your back and in other various places.