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50 Best Tribal Tattoo Designs For Men And Women

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Tribal tattoos are very fascinating in the eyes of the artists. Their origin goes back to the Bronze Age which was about 5000 years ago. It was practiced by people belonging to different races and cultures. A lot of tribal tattoos signify courage and boldness. In the European culture, people wore tattoos to signify a symbol of membership. They look stunning and beautiful on the skin and give you very traditional and significant appearance. Today, a lot of men and women have started to inscribe tribal tattoos on themselves. Its popularity is constantly increasing and it is on high demand these days. We have selected some of the wonderful tribal tattoo designs just for you, so that you are encouraged to get one for yourself soon.

Different Tribal Tattoo Designs For Men And Women With Images:

Check out the top 50 collection of tribal tattoo designs along with pictures that can inspire you definitely.

1. Intricate Tribal Tattoo Designs:

tribal tattoo designs

In order to make an intricate tribal tattoo, a lot of detail and attention needs to be put. The colors of these tattoos are solid black which tends to give it a very sharp and masculine appearance. These tattoos should be made with a lot of focus and only artists who have achieved excellence in their field should try to make these.

2. Powerful Tribal Tattoo:

Powerful Tribal Tattoo

Tribal Tattoos are pieces of body art which were organized by those families who committed various crimes, so that their appearance is different and distinct. They also stand as a symbol of power and authority and have some beautiful designs to choose from.

3. Tribal Celtic Tattoo Design:

Tribal Celtic Tattoo

Celtic Tribal tattoos are very attractive and unique to look at. They are made of sinuous lines and difficult patterns which enhance its beauty. They have innumerable animal designs although some of them are a representation of religion and fertility.

4. Maori Tribal Tattoos:

Maori Tribal Tattoos

A Maori tribal tattoo design is very symbolic. It carries a lot of significance and each design has a lot of meaning, which is beyond the face value. A Maori tribal tattoo on the arm is really stunning to look at. It makes you look valiant, courageous and ethnic.

5. Elephant Tribal Tattoo Art:

Elephant Tribal Tattoos

For those who are animal lovers, especially ones found in the jungles should definitely go for the elephant tribal tattoo. They are a representation of strength, humanity and simplicity. Even though they are enormous creatures, they make great companions. An elephant designed in the Polynesian style looks simply remarkable and stunning.

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6. Flower Tribal Tattoo Design For Women Back:

Flower Tribal Tattoo Design

Flowers stand as a representation of feminine beauty and purity. They are pleasant in appearance and make great ideas for tattoo designs. A flower tattoo made in the tribal design will look traditional, beautiful and appealing. Always, having the tribal tattoo will be more trendy as it will make others attraction. Women can have this tattoo either externally or internally as per their wish. While going for the tribal tattoos, be sure to get the unique as there are thousands of tribal designs available already.

7. Tribal Butterfly Tattoo Design:

Tribal Butterfly Tattoo

A tattoo that portrays the image of a butterfly looks lovely. It looks all the more pleasant when it is inscribed in the tribal culture style. They are unique, creative and look the best when inked in side. Wearing this tribal tattoo with butterfly design will make the wearer look like a warrior and indeed this are the designs that were based off. Getting this tattoo will make the people to be unique by giving a look that they belong to the particular tribe and to scare off enemies.

8. Hawaiian Tribal Tattoo Designs:

Hawaiian Tribal Tattoo

The Hawaiian culture is rich and lively. They are considered to be some of the best cultures in the world and are known for their cuisine, dance form, attractive women and tattoos. A Hawaiian tattoo inked in the tribal style is sure to give you an amazing look. They make you look different and appealing, because these tattoo designs are not found everywhere. They are very creative and unique at the same time. Having the simple tribal tattoo on the back will be the best idea as it will make the part look more beautiful and stylish. Women prefer to have this tattoo as this will add extra beauty to their back side giving a feminine look.

9. Star Tribal Tattoo Designs:

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While looking for a cool and tribal funky tattoo design, the first thing that should come in our mind is star tattoos. The combination of stars along with some great tribal embroidery and pattern will surely make you look stunning.

10. The Wave With Floral Tattoo Pattern:

The wave with floral pattern

This is a floral wave design and you can have a similar pattern done at the side of your body. This can be later if on requirement being extended with other associated designs. You can make this in color or you can have this in pencil style. There are certain colors which suits these types of designs. Then dark black or the maroon can be a color which goes good with these types of styles.

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11. A Heavily Shaded Extended Tattoo Design:

A heavily shaded extended design

Looking to sport something on the hands? Then try out something like this. This is for the girls and still if you feel the colors are lacking then add some colors of your choice like maroon, blue or green. The black is a proper color for these types of designs but depending on choice you can add more colors. These styles can be extended on requirement that provides scope to do it in a small space when you are trying this. Later if you want then you can extend this. If the design does not suit you then you can go for removal.

12. A Tribal Leaf Tattoo Design:

A tribal leaf

Do you want to have a design at the side of your feet? These types of leaf pattern can be a nice thing to sport. These look very fashionable. If you want then incorporate small waves and floral patterns or small bird like designs along with this. These are usually small and therefore will not be very problematic to sport.

13. A Dark Shaded Tattoo Design:

A dark shaded design

This is a very shaded and 3D style back design. This you can modify according to your requirement. You can also have this done in a smaller way rather than filling your whole back. If needed, you can extend these designs later on. So if you think you may not like this design later, then you can have it done only at a certain portion and not do it on the whole place. You can also add additional associated designs. You can have some other colors like maroon with this.

14. Full Length Tattoo Tribal Design For Men:

Full length design

If you want to go for a full volume design then you can try something like this tattoo. This is done with a lot of intricacy and you have these styles on the side of the body. You can also try doing these tattoo on the whole length of the back or simply on hands like here.

15. Tribal Bird Tattoo Designs:

Tribal bird

A bird design can be very fascinating to look at. You can try something of this type and also customize it. These types of designs can be much customized as and according to your style and what you are looking for in a design. You can talk out these things with your design expert.

16. Full Body Colorful Tattoo Art:

Full body colourful art

If you want colorful work for the whole of your body, then try out something like this. This can be a very choice dependent thing to go for. This will fill the whole of your skin so if you later want to remove this, and you have already got the colors into your skin, it will be very difficult, time consuming and will cost you a very large sum of money to get the designs off. So we suggest that before going for these tattoo styles, you should think about it in advance. If you want you can lessen the number of designs and that is right for people willing to go for shorter or smaller tattoo designs.

17. Wavy Tattoo Tribal Design:

Wavy design

If you want a wavy pattern to sit at the back of your neck like above, you can try out various styles like this. Your pattern artist can guide you through several similar forms of designs. You can customize these according to your choice by adding flowers. You can also add several suitable colors to these. Ask your tattoo artist to make the design customized by drawing it out in front of you before needling it out on your skin.

18. Side Body Disjointed Tribal Tattoo Design:

Side body disjointed design

If you want to have a disjointed design like this, you can try getting the pattern drawn out in front of you before you get needled with the permanent colors. You can have these done at the side of your body. If you feel you may want to extend these styles to the back or to the down side of your breast, then these gives you options to add associated designs like fonts or colors to these to make this extensible.

19. Geometric Tribal Tattoo Pattern:

Disjointed geometric pattern

Looking to have a geometric style done? Try out these tattoo patterns these are very trendy and quite a show these days. Though there are varieties of designs available, having the Indian tribal tattoos will be always special. Tribal tattoo with geometric pattern will be the best option to show off all your creative ideas towards the crowd. Go with a new design.

20. Daring 3D Tribal Design Tattoos:

Daring 3D design

This is a 3D style animal art and you can try doing this on any portion of the body. If you do not want a very small design of this, you can have this done on a larger portion covering your whole back or the side of your body. 3D tattoos are very modern and stylish and especially children will love to have this tattoo on them. Today, as we are living in a trendy world, going with this tattoo design will take you to a trendy style.

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21. Abstract Tribal Pattern Tattoos:

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An upper hand abstract design like this can be very trendy. This will show when you wear sleeveless dresses and you can sport this with ease if you are comfortable with the design. You can use some floral prints too to make this look more girly.

22. Another Disjointed Tattoo Design On Men Hand:

Disjointed design

A design on the arm which is disjointed and geometric in style can be a trendy thing to sport. If you want, you can ask your pattern expert to create a custom suited design for you. You can tell him about the position where you want it. If you want it all around your hands then it will give you more space to work with. Therefore you can do a larger design. These styles look good when these are large. Small styles like this look very clumsy.

23. An Abstract Shaded Tribal Tattoo Pattern:

An abstract shaded pattern

These styles can be done on a small area unlike the previous design. These styles can be good when you are a girl and you do not want something to cover the whole length of your body or hands. These can be done in two different colors which are very fashionable to look. You can incorporate black and maroon or similar other colors to do this. You can also make a custom design which your artist can create for you if he is expert on this work.

24. A Heavy Tribal Tattoo Design For Half Of Leg:

A Heavy design for half of leg

If you are looking to get done a heavy work for the legs and you are comfortable to sport it, you can try something like this. This can be fashionable if you yourself are comfortable sporting it. You can extend this to upper legs too and you can hide these when you wear long pants.

25. Side Body Bird Tribal Tattoo For Women:

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A bird is a very feminine design when you are getting it done in black ink like this. These look very fashionable and you can sport these on the side of the body of other places like your hands. Having a Side Body Bird Tribal Tattoo for Women will make them more feminine look and help them to express greatest thoughts of an artistic design. If you want to have the ever stylish design, go with this kind that shows your side of the body more beautiful.

26. Bands With Tent Tattoo Patterns:

Bands tattoo designs

Tent pattern bands are very popular. You can sport these whether you are a girl or a boy. Though the tattoos can be tattooed in any part of the body, getting it tattooed on the wrist will definitely be an attracting one. Always, men prefer to have these tattoos on their wrists as this gives them a damn better look when compared with others.

27. Abstract Colorful Tattoo Design:

Abstract colourful design

Looking to get something in an abstract tattoo pattern but with colors? You can try something like this. These are small designs and you can get a custom pattern for yourself. This Abstract Colorful Tattoo Design will be worn by people of diverse races and cultures as it implies the meaning that gets differed depending upon the culture or the race of the wearer. Having this tattoo shows that you belong to the European culture.

28. Full Body Tribal Tattoos For Men:

Full body tribal art

If you want then you can get custom design made by your artist which you can sport on the whole of your body. Men’s love to have a tribal tattoo as it gives the meaning of brave, courage by showing them stronger. If you are a kind searching for this tattoo, go with the search and always prefer to have this tattoo on your body.

29. Disjointed Tattoo Pattern 3 For Girls:

Disjointed pattern

This is a disjointed design and this can be a feminine in style. You can add custom flowers to this later on. When you are getting a Disjointed Tattoo Pattern 3 for Girls, you have to focus on many things that are essential for this tattoo design. Getting this tattoo will not be permanent and if you want to have it for a longer time, try to go with the one that lasts longer.

30. Floral Wavy Tattoo Tribal Style:

Floral wavy style

Looking for something more feminine than just wavy styles? Try out something with floral prints like this. Always, having the floral design in tattoos will make women make more pretty and beautiful. A main thing to be noted is that you have to get a clear idea before getting it tattooed. Decide the designs on which flower will match your appearance.

31. Half Body Tribal Tattoo Designs:

Half body pattern

Half Body Tribal Tattoo Designs are worn by both men and women as it makes them more stunning and spectacular naturally just like the tribal tattoo design to get an enhanced look. This can be a very abstract and geometric half pattern design which you can sport. Men having this tattoo will look great and stunning.

32. Shaded Extended Tribal Design Tattoos:

Shaded extended design

If you want a half body covered deign then you can make it look feminine with flowers and other associated patterns like this. Having the floral designs in tribal tattoos will symbolize courage and stylish as it carries an element of great artwork like the tribal tattoo above.  Men wearing this tattoo will enhance the man’s masculinity by eliciting the attention to the design and the body features

33. Abstract Spacious Tattoo Patterns For Full Legs:

Abstract spacious patterns

These types of styles can be done on the legs or even on sides or other places where you can have enough space. Abstract Spacious Tattoo Patterns for Full Legs will look great men and women as well as these tattoos are believed to contain elements that are thoroughly profound to personal attachment. These tattoos will be available in different colors and designs that matches your destination.

34. Extensible Dark Tattoo Designs:

Extensible dark design

If you want a very intricate design then you can try tent styles like this. You can add animal or Asian styles with these if you want to extend it later on. These are extensible. Be sure to get an artist who will help you to get the best design. Once having the intention to get the tattoo, decide about where and how you need it which will help you to get the best outfit that is conveniently located in the area which you have chosen

35. Triple- Sided, Tribal Tattoo Art:

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This should be a simple pattern of a tattoo which can be made behind the center of your shoulder or maybe on one side of the chest. Usually these tribal tattoo designs are made of leaves and layers and are best suitable for men. They represent some sort of tribal symbol which is largely found in the tattoo design books nowadays and is quite liked by client from all over.

36. Girly Tribal Tattoo Design:

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If you are a girl and still are in love with something other than flowers and butterflies then this is absolutely the right thing for you. Get an attractive tribal tattoo done by the side of your waist or vertically covering the center of your back and flaunt it in style. This can be one of the best tribal tattoo designs for women.

37. Tribal Tattoo For The Hunk:

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You are lucky if you have a muscular body and also like tribal designs. Celtic and dark shaded designs suit masculine bodies the most and are the best tribal tattoo designs for men. Get them done all over your back and get girls drooling over you after they see you bare back with such a design. Make sure you get the lines in broad designs to suit the broadness of your shoulders.

38. Tribal Tattoo Design With Flower For Men:

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You think that men cannot get flowers inked on them because it is girly? You are so wrong because a tribal design with a colorful flower on the masculine body will look terrific. Not only does the flower bring a charm to the design but the wide design also enhances the muscles that you have developed with so much exercise. A tribal tattoo with a floral design is thus one of the best tribal tattoo designs for men.

39. Arm And Chest Tribal Tattoo:

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For most men, the best parts of their chiseled body which they want to flaunt are their arms, chest and shoulders and these types of tribal tattoo designs for men just enhances the look of the body. These rich designs are spread over one side of your back, one arm as well a part of that same side of your chest. Not only does it look bold and daring but also very cool!

40. Scorpion Tattoo Design:

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Talking about tribal tattoo designs scorpions are very common when it is about authenticity. Tribal people have an old closeness to scorpion maybe because they find the same wildness in these animals as they find in themselves. Also a scorpion tattoo looks super cool on any part of the body and is surprisingly even liked by girls.

41. Tribal Heart Tattoo On Wrist:

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When hearts sounded like such a mushy and girly thing, the bold heart designs in the list of tribal tattoo designs look amazing. These designs are liked not only by boys and men but also admired by girls and women. The girls who love Gothic make- up and bold tattoos may try this along with boys who want to stand out from all the Celtic tribal tattoos.

42. Entire Body Tattoo Design For Guys:

Entire Body Tattoo Design 42

This is talking about tribal tattoo designs for men and how they like it. When you have that perfect conical body and the oh-so-cool abs and you really do not mind flaunting them then these tattoo designs are the best for you. Anyway, tribal designs help a man camouflage their masculinity and show strength in them, these designs covering the arm and almost the entire body looks hot!

43. Blood Rose Tribal Tattoo:

Blood Rose Tattoo 43

How about a tribal tattoo where you also get a rose? Sounds cool right? It is really gorgeous when you see for your -self and even better if you get it inked for yourself. Recently these have also become best designs in the list of tribal tattoo designs for women. Here you get a lovely tribal tattoo and also have a rose which can also be colorful somewhere hidden in the middle.

44. Lotus Flower Tribal Tattoo For Girls:

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When it comes to the best tribal tattoo designs for women you just cannot have enough of flowers. The fact is that women love flowers even with the most Gothic and bold designs and no wonder it looks good too. There are so many such designs where you will find tribal lines and curves along with floral patterns.

45. Men Shoulder Tattoo Tribal Art:

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Why only flaunt your chest and arms when you also have superb tribal tattoo designs for men too. These are rich designs which cover the whole of your shoulders ad back. There are some which also cover your arms and look very bold. There can be smaller ones for the back too but these have a different charm altogether.

46. Back Tribal Tattoos For Men:

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While the previous one was a colorful tattoo covering the whole back, this one is from the list of tribal tattoo designs for men which will cover only a part of the back leaving the rest just like that. These tattoos are usually done right below the back- neck and which spreads on both sides- left and right.

47. Middle Sized For Tribal Tattoo Design For Women:

Tribal Tattoo Designs 47

It is mostly seen that women like it neater than the boys. While men may want rich designs covering major portions of the body, women like to keep it simple with smaller and thinner ones such as these middle sized tattoos which form the best tribal tattoo designs for women. You can get them done anywhere such as your shoulder, your back or even at the side of your waist and you are sure to make a pretty picture equally in all cases.

48. Full Back Tattoo For Ladies:

Beautiful woman with full back tattoo

Why should women stay behind when it comes to flaunting boldness? It is true that mostly men prefer tribal tattoos for the whole back but nowadays women are giving them a tough competition. There are several tribal tattoo designs for women which are done to cover the whole back and can also be done by adding a lot of colors because girls love them.

49. Eagle In Flight Tattoo For Girls:

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No matter if you are a man or a woman, the only common thing needed is that you need to have huts to flaunt such a gorgeous tattoo. This is usually done at the back of the shoulders to spread on both sides horizontally. These are wings of the eagle with the bird too at times. These are both a part of the list of tribal tattoo designs for women as well as men.

50. Latest Tribal Patterns For Men:

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When you found all of the regular designs boring and you are not sure about anything specific, a traditional tribal patterned tattoo may look really cool on you. Get it done on your back or maybe on one side of your chest and this can make for one of the best tribal tattoo designs for men. The authenticity of such a pattern is the highest plus point.

Tribal tattoos are the new cool right now. Both men and women are now running after the most beautiful tribal tattoo designs for men as well as women.


2 Comments

  1. tapsi

    July 23, 2015 at 12:16 pm

    Wonderful tattoos. Really really interesting to know all the meanings.

  2. trisha

    August 20, 2015 at 9:02 am

    Wow amazing tattoo design that i have ever seen in my life thanks for sharing