Richard Hale is a tattoo enthusiast who studies and researches tattoo symbolism, meanings, and history.
BALD EAGLE TATTOOS
One tattoo that you may want to consider is the bald eagle tattoo. The bald eagle tattoo can be worn by both sexes but are generally worn by men. Just like all animal tattoos, the bald eagle tattoo represents attributes and characteristics of the bald eagle. Now, bald eagle tattoo designs can be designed in a variety of different ways. Bald eagle tattoo designs may portray the bald eagle alone or with other symbols and elements.
In this article, we will discuss bald eagle tattoos and bald eagle tattoo designs. We will also review bald eagle tattoo meanings and you will have the opportunity to view a variety of different bald eagle tattoo designs pictured below. In the end, we hope that you are able to find ideas and inspiration for your next tattoo.
BALD EAGLE SYMBOLISM AND TATTOO DESIGNS
When it comes to eagle tattoos, the bald eagle is by far the most popular tattoo design. The bald eagle can represent a variety of different meanings. It can also be designed in a variety of different ways. The bald eagle is considered a tattoo for men, but occasionally women do get the design. The bald eagle represents masculinity. They can also be a symbol of the United States of America and Harley Davidson Motorcycles.
In 1782, the bald eagle became the national emblem of the United States of America. Once the bald eagle became the national symbol, it automatically represented everything that America stood for. The bald eagle instantly became the symbol of "freedom". One of America's phrases is the "land of the free".
For anyone wanting to portray their love for the United States of America, the bald eagle is the tattoo to get. No other tattoo can represent your connection like the bald eagle tattoo. It is also the perfect tattoo to symbolize everything that America represents. For those people that choose the bald eagle tattoo for this reason, the American flag is usually portrayed with the bald eagle. You may also see America's color within the tattoo, red, white, and blue.
To be honest, everyone in the entire world deserves to be free. Those of us that are, we can sometimes take advantage of the freedom we have. We are use to it. But the truth of the matter, not everyone is free. Even if you are not representing America, the bald eagle tattoo can be for you. If you wish, you can add your flag to the bald eagle tattoo design. The bald eagle represents many more things other then America.
The bald eagle was most commonly affiliated with the Native American Indians. To the Native Americans, the bald eagle represented bravery and honor. The Natives could have chosen the bald eagle tattoo to represent their bravery and honor in battle. The bald eagle could also represent love and friendship as well. To the Native American's, the eagle is the top animal over all animals that fly. The Native Americans and other cultures believed that eagles were associated with the sun.
In a variety of different cultures, the bald eagle can be the connection between the gods and man. In general, eagles played important roles when we look back in ancient history. Some cultures believed that the eagle had the ability to carry prayers to the heavens. You may want to research and see if the bald eagle was part of your heritage in some way.
BALD EAGLE STATUES AND MORE
BALD EAGLE TATTOO MEANINGS AND DESIGNS
Bald eagle tattoos are a very popular tattoo choice among a variety of different men. Some people may choose the eagle tattoo because of the beauty of the design, but others choose the bald eagle tattoo for its symbolic meaning. Below, you can find the symbolic meanings for the bald eagle tattoo.
- Free Spirit
- Harley Davidson
Although the bald eagle has many symbolic meanings as a tattoo, it is most commonly associated with America. This is because the bald eagle is a symbol of America and everything America stands for, such as freedom and honor. In America, the bald eagle is on coins, money, and all kinds of different buildings.
Outside of America, the next most common meaning of the bald eagle tattoo is "freedom". In nature, the bald eagle has the ability to fly wherever it wants to. The open sky is the bald eagle's playground. The bald eagle is a skillful hunter and protects everything it has, including their young. This gives the bald eagle the symbolic meaning of family. Some people may choose a bald eagle perched by its nest with a young eagle in the nest. Others may have a bald eagle with their children's
The bald eagle tattoo is popular among those in the United States Military. Those from the U.S. Army, Marines, and Navy usually get the bald eagle tattoo to represent their country. The bald eagle is popular among firefighters and police officers also. For all of them, the tattoo represents America, honor, courage, and bravery. It is the perfect tattoo choice to represent what they fight for, protect, and serve.
The bald eagle tattoo can come in a variety of different designs. Some bald eagle tattoo designs can portray the entire eagle, half of the eagle, or just the eagle's head. Bald eagle tattoos can be portrayed with their wings spread or tucked in. If you can choose a talented tattoo artist, they will be able to catch the bald eagle in great detail. When all the detail is captured, you bald eagle tattoo will look amazing. Make sure you take your time and research all the designs that you can. Make sure you understand the symbolic meanings of the tattoo design you choose.
MORE TATTOO ARTICLES, DESIGNS, IDEAS, AND MEANINGS
- Great Eagle Tattoo Ideas And Images; Eagle Tattoo History And Meanings; Learn About The Eagle
- The Phoenix; Phoenix Tattoo Ideas, Designs, and Meanings; Phoenix Symbolism And History
- The Lion Tattoo, Designs, And Meanings; Great Lion Tattoo Ideas; History Of Lion Symbolism
- Spider Tattoos And Meanings-Spider Web Tattoos And Meanings-Spider Tattoo Designs And Ideas
- Tiger Tattoos And Meanings- Tiger Tattoo Designs And Ideas
- Wolf Tattoos And Meanings-Wolf Tattoo Designs And Ideas
- Bear Tattoos, Meanings, History, And Ideas; Bear Symbolism And Bear Tattoo Designs
- Pit Bull Tattoos And Meanings; Pit Bull Tattoo Designs And Ideas; Pit Bull Reputation And History
- Wing Tattoos And Meanings-Wing Tattoo Ideas And Dsigns
- Maori Tattoos And Meanings-Maori History And Tattoo Designs
- Hawaiian Tattoos And Meanings-Hawaiian Tattoo Designs And History
- Cherry Blossom Tattoos And Meanings-Cherry Blossom Tattoo Designs And Ideas
- Cherry Tattoos And Meanings-Cherry Tattoo Ideas And Designs
- Nautical Star Tattoos And Meanings-Nautical Star Tattoo Designs And Ideas
- Rose Tattoo And Meaning-Rose Tattoo Ideas And Designs
- Geisha Tattoos And Meanings-Geisha Tattoo Designs And Ideas
- White And Black Swan Tattoos And History; Swan Tattoo Meanings
- Tribal Tattoo Designs For Women-Tribal Tattoo Ideas And Meanings For Women
- Compass Tattoos: Star Compass, Rose Compass, Prismatic Compass; Ideas And Meanings
- Popular Tattoo Designs For Men And Women-Popular Tattoo Styles-Popular Tattoo Ideas
- Pittsburgh Steeler Tattoos And History-Steeler Nation
- Gothic Tattoos And Meanings-Gothic Tattoo Ideas, Gothic Cross, Vampires, Gothic Figures
- Michael Jackson Tattoos And Designs-History of Michael Jackson
- Hummingbird Tattoos, History, and Meanings; Hummingbird Symbolism And Hummingbird Tattoo Ideas
- Cross Tattoos, Angel Tattoos, And Religious Tattoos; Cross Choices And Symbolic Meanings
- Anchor Tattoos And Meanings-Anchor Tattoo Ideas And Designs
- Yin Yang Tattoos And Meanings-Yin Yang Tattoo Designs And Ideas
- Shark Tattoos And Shark Tooth Tattoos With Images; History And Meanings; Popular Tattoos
- Ladybug Tattoos And Meanings-Ladybug Tattoo Designs And Ideas
- Koi Tattoo And Meanings-Koi Tattoo Designs And Ideas
- Lotus Tattoo And Lotus Tattoo Meanings' Lotus Flower Tattoo Ideas And Designs
- Great Dreamcatcher Tattoos For Men And Women; Native American Tattoos And Meanings
- The Zodiac And Astrology Charts And Meanings; Western and Chinese Symbols: Zodiac Tattoos, Meanings,
- Orchid Tattoos And Meanings-Orchid Tattoo Designs And Ideas
- Dove Tattoos And Meanings-Dove Tattoo Designs And Ideas
- Swallow Tattoos And Meanings-Swallow Tattoo Ideas And Designs
- The Crown Tattoo And Meanings; Crown Tattoo Designs And Ideas
- Dragonfly Tattoos And Dragonfly Tattoo Meanings; Beautiful Dragonfly Tattoo Ideas And Designs
- Great Star Tattoo Ideas For Men And Women; Star Tattoo Meanings And Star Variations
- Feather Tattoos And Meanings- Feather Tattoo Ideas And Designs
- Celtic Knotwork And Meaning-Celtic Tree Of Life Tattoo And Meaning-Celtic Art And Celtic Tattoos
- Fairy Tattoos, Designs, And Meanings; Pixie And Sprite Tattoos; Fairy History
- Great Flower Tattoo Ideas And Meanings; Rose Tattoos, Colors, And Meanings
- Dolphin Tattoo Ideas For Women And Men; Dolphin Tattoo Meanings And Symbolic History
- Heart Tattoos, Ideas, Designs, And Meanings; Heart Tattoo Variations
- Great Butterfly Tattoo Ideas For Women; Butterfly Tattoo Images and Designs: Butterfly Tattoo Meanin
- Great Butterfly Ankle Tattoos, Ideas, And Meanings; Butterfly Tattoos And Beautiful Designs
- Sun Tattoos And Meanings-Sun Tattoo Designs And Ideas-Sun And Moon Tattoos
- Great Skull Tattoo Ideas For Men And Women; Skull Tattoo Meanings And Designs
- Tribal Arm Tattoos And Arm Band Ideas With Images For Men; Tribal Art And History Of Ancient Tattooi
- Dragon Tattoo Ideas And Meanings; Chinese and Japanese Dragon Tattoo History And Meaning
- Celtic Tattoos: Great Ideas For Celtic Tattoos For Men and Women; Celtic Art
- Tribal Tattoo Designs: Ideas for tribal tattoos for Men and Women
- Diamond Tattoos And Meanings-Diamond Tattoo Designs And Ideas
- Great Ideas For Clover Tattoos;Clover And Shamrock Tattoo Meanings: Leprechaun Tattoos And Irish Sym
- Pacific Island Tattoos; Moko Style and Hawaiian Tattoos; Tattoo Ideas, History, Tattoo Meanings Men
Richard Ricky Hale (author) from West Virginia on February 12, 2012:
*Alocsin, always great to hear from you pal. Yeah, so many association with America. I love the art behind them though. Best wishes.
*Shell-Belle, thank you so much for taking the time to drop a comment. I love you showing your patriotism. Glad you liked it. Take care.
*AE, always a pleasure my dear. I appreciate all your visits, each and every one. Have a good one.
*Gypsy, what's going on girly? Glad you liked it. Take care and see ya soon.
Gypsy Rose Lee from Daytona Beach, Florida on February 11, 2012:
Voted up and awesome. I absolutely love bald eagles!
Ruby Jean Richert from Southern Illinois on February 10, 2012:
The Eagle is such a majestic and beautiful bird. These tattoos are beautiful..Thank you...
Shell-Belle from Mesa on February 10, 2012:
Interesting and informative! Thanks. I am a patriot and love what the bald eagle symbolizes for my country. I also love (and have a few) tattoos.
Aurelio Locsin from Orange County, CA on February 10, 2012:
This is a popular motif in the U.S. and one that I've seen often because of its associations with the country. Wonderful examples, as usual. Voting this Up and Beautiful.