Starfish Tattoo meaning – rebirth (like a phoenix), intuition, salvation (like a lighthouse), guidance (like a koi fish), love (just like a dolphin), freedom, etc. Another good reason to have a starfish tattoo is to cover some sort of scar. Most people get tattoos when they want to cover something (a scar?) on their body. It’s a way to forget the reason you got the star in the first place. So what does a starfish tattoo mean? Now you know! Do you need some pictures?
Starfish Tattoo Symbolism:
- Virgin Mary: do you know that the starfish tattoo is a symbol of Virgin Mary? The “Star of the Sea” is another title of Virgin Mary. She is the mother of Jesus Christ. She is also called Stella Maris. You can read more about it on Wikipedia.
- Egyptian symbol: do you know that the egyptian symbol for stars was a starfish? For them the stars (starfishes) were a symbol of infinity and renewal.
- Regeneration: do you know that a starfish has the ability to regenerate? Just like a lizard? They can actually grow a new limb in a period of time. This also means that a starfish tattoo also means regeneration.
Starfish Tattoo Placement ideas – behind your ear, on your back, on your elbow, on your finger, on your wrist. Most important – before doing any tattoo, be sure you really want it. Be sure it really means something for you. It doesn’t have to mean something for someone else, it should mean something for you. Here is an idea – hide a scar. Hide something from your body you don’t want others (even you) to see. Here are some other pictures: