Skull tattoo meanings – Skull Symbolism & Pictures

Skull Tattoo meaning – one of the main meanings of the skull is death (like a Grim Reaper) or mortality (like a jellyfish). Also, for other people (or for most people), skull tattoos represent life and death/maybe angel and devil/or even yin and yang. While for some people these skull tattoos are scary, for others are awesome. Altough you won’t believe, some of the meanings of skull tattoos are the following: strength (like a dagger) and power (like a wolf), protection (like a compass) and death (like a Medusa). Most of the times these skull tattoos are for badasses. Here are a couple of pictures:

Cute skull tattoos for men

Cute skull tattoos for men

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Picture skull tattoo

Picture skull tattoo

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Skull Tattoo Symbolism – while some people get aztec warrior tattoos, others get aztec skull tattoos. One other meaning/symbolism of skull tattoos is that they represent a certain period of life, a period that ended. It can also related to wisdom -> meaning that you overcame an obstacle in your life and became smarter. Most of the times they are done because they are cool. Also, other people want to always remember they are mortal, yet every day can be the last. Like Steve Jobs, actually. Want some pictures?

Skull tattoos for men

Skull tattoos for men

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Another skull tattoo for men

Another skull tattoo for men

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Skull Tattoo Placement ideas –  you can have a skull tattoo anywhere, but most people have them on the following body parts: behind their ear, on their chest, on their elbow, on their forearm, some people have it on their face (like this guy – Jeremy Kyle), on your finger, on your neck, etc. Here is one cool skull picture for your next tattoo:

Badass skull tattoo

Badass skull tattoo

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Celebrities with skull tattoosHarry Styles (from One Direction. He also has a bird tattoo and a butterfly tattoo – a transgender one), Chris Brown (he has a skull tattoo, mostly inspired by the Day of Death Mexican holiday. Chris Brown also has an indian chief tattoo + one lion tattoo), Kendall Jenner (she has a huge skull tattoo on her back), Zayn Malik (from One Direction. He also has a skull tattoo. He does have a spider tattoo + one tiger tattoo) + many others. Christina Perri has a skull tattoo with a military helmet on her body.

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