Alex Bertie’s 18 Tattoos & Their Meanings

Alex Ash Bertie is an English transgender YouTuber, graphic designer, and author. He creates content and his views on the LGBTQ+ community and also shares his personal experiences as a trans man. He has over 300,000 subscribers.

Alex Bertie

Alex has many inks covering his arms. He creates his own tattoo designs as well. Let us take a look at his tattoos and the meanings behind them.

1. Design Tattoo

Tattoo: The right shoulder of the YouTuber has a tattoo design on it that shows organized wires and a circuit.

2. ‘Origami’ Tattoo

Tattoo: Below the design, his right upper arm has a tattoo of an origami dog on it.

Meaning: This is the first tattoo that he got and it represents his love for his dog, Jay.

3. ‘Sun’ Tattoo

Tattoo: There is a tiny cloud with the sun tattooed behind it, in between his design and origami tattoos.

Meaning: The tattoo of the sun represents light, truth, and rebirth.

4. ‘Snake’ Tattoo

Tattoo: There is a snake tattooed on Alex’s right shoulder as well, besides the wire design.

Meaning: The tattoo of the snake on his arm represents the circle of life and death.

5. ‘Peacock’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The right bicep of the YouTuber has a peacock tattooed on it.

Meaning: The peacock is a bird that symbolizes royalty and glory. The tattoo is popular and represents hope and one’s beliefs.

6. ‘Bottle’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The side of his right forearm, just below his elbow has a tiny bottle tattooed on it. The bottle has a tiny book inside it with the letters, “TM” written on it.

Meaning: The tattoo is an important tattoo for him as the TM stands for, “Trans-Mission”. The tattoo is looked up to by his fans as well.

7. ‘Octopus’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The entire right forearm of the YouTuber is covered by a large tattoo design of an Octopus. The octopus has large tentacles covering his sleeve and is surrounded by tiny fish, bubbles, an underwater skeleton, and a clamshell.

Meaning: The octopus or squid is seen as a symbol of intelligence, and regeneration. This is a tattoo design that he himself drew.

8. ‘Pharoah Pug’ Tattoo

Tattoo: Alex’s left bicep also has a peculiar tattoo design on it. It has a tattoo of a pug, wearing the attire of an Egyptian Pharoah. There is also a purple aura surrounding it and the dog has hypnotizing eyes.

9. ‘Robot’ Tattoo

Tattoo: His left upper arm has a large robot tattooed on it with the YouTube logo on its belly.

Meaning: The tattoo marks his achievements and early time when he started his channel and gained a lot of followers. This is another one of the tattoo designs that he came up with.

10. ‘Alien’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The inside of his left forearm has a small green alien tattooed on it that is made to look like it is running.

11. ‘Donut Spider’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The inside of his left arm also has a tattoo of a large donut with many eyes and legs of a spider. There is also a spiderweb tattooed behind it. Alex calls this tattoo the donut-spider.

12. ‘Monkey’ Tattoo

Tattoo: There is a toy monkey tattooed on his left forearm with a creepy smile. He asked his fans to name the tattoo after he got it.

13. ‘UFO’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The inside of Alex’s left wrist has a tattoo of a UFO on it that is surrounded by green light. The UFO is also lifting up a cow from a field using a green beam.

14. ‘Murloc’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The left forearm of the YouTuber also has a tattoo of Murloc holding a fishing rod with a dead bluefish hanging on it.

Meaning: The tattoo of the Murloc comes from the race of Murlocs from the game, World of Warcraft. Alex got this tattoo as he plays this game and is a big fan of World of Warcraft.

15. ‘Cat’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The side of his left forearm has a tattoo of a “come come” Cat on it with a twist. The cat is holding a large green gem and has three blue eyes. There are also two blue flowers tattooed on either side of the cat.

Meaning: The design is inspired by the Maneki-Neko, the Japanese kitty that brings good luck to the owner or bearer.

16. ‘Eye’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The middle of Alex’s chest has a tattoo of a very ornate eye on it.

Meaning: The tattoo of an eye is a popular tattoo that represents the soul and spiritual awareness.

17. ‘Dog’ Tattoo

Tattoo: One of Alex’s calves has a tattoo of a dog on it. The dog has a brown spot on his head and is wearing a necklace with the letter, “J” on its pendant.

Meaning: This is a tribute tattoo that he got for his dog, Jay after he had to be put down.

18. ‘Blade’ Tattoo

Tattoo: The left side of his chest has a tattoo of a razor blade on it.

Meaning: The tattoo of the razor blade is used to represent someone who is old school.

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