Lighthouse Tattoos – Meaning and Symbolism


Lighthouse Tattoo meaningwarning (years ago, this was used to warn aircrafts and ships that the coast/tall buildings are near), protection (like a Griffin),  safety (all in all, a lighthouse is related to safety – like a Poseidon), salvation (like an anchor) and direction (like a compass). All in all, hope (like a dove). Do you want some pictures? Maybe for your next tattoo?

Cute Little lighthouse tattoo

Cute Little lighthouse tattoo

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Girly lighthouse tattoo

Girly lighthouse tattoo

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Lighthouse Tattoo Symbolism:

  • Symbol for organizations: Do you know that the lighthouse is the symbol for the Lighthouse International organization? This organization helps blind people.
  • Old School tattoo: the lighthouse tattoo is an old school tattoo with many other tattoos: nautical stars, dagger tattoos, ship tattoos, eagle and many others.
  • Lighthouse of Alexandria: this was one of the most important lighthouse in the history of the world. Do you know that the Lighthouse of Alexandria/Pharos was one of the biggest structures on the planet for centuries? This can only mean power, strength and long life. It can also be related with destiny/home.

Here are some more pictures:

Lighthouse tattoo black and white

Lighthouse tattoo black and white

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Lighthouse tattoo drawing

Lighthouse tattoo drawing

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Lighthouse Tattoo Placement ideas – on your arm, on your chest, on your forearm, on your neck. One celebrity, Lucy Spraggan, also has a lighthouse tattoo on her hand. You can always check out the celebrity tattoos and get a better position on where to have yours. Right? Some pictures:

Traditional lighthouse tattoo

Traditional lighthouse tattoo

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Red lighthouse tattoo

Red lighthouse tattoo

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Black lighthouse tattoo

Black lighthouse tattoo

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Lighthouse tattoo drawing idea

Lighthouse tattoo drawing idea

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