30 Amazing Christmas Tattoos With Meanings

I imagine a lot of people would entreat the question that why on the planet would anyone want a Santa tattoo on their arm, leg, back, or anywhere else for that matter? Not that Father Christmas is anything but an exceptionally cool and bountiful guy, he is of course. Santa tattoos are only actually appropriate for six or seven weeks of the calendar year across the festive season unless you are a severe Santa tattoo devotee. Still, perhaps I am looking at it all wrong. I anticipate for some people who just adore Santa tattoos and Father Christmas body art; absolutely every day is like Christmas, right? Donning a well-inked Santa tattoo is plausibly equivalent to having a tattoo of a beloved band, singer or movie star inked onto your body but it goes a little further than that.

Unlike singers and film stars who fade away with time, a Santa tattoo or a Christmas tattoo design is abiding. Long after Justin Bieber and Miley Cyrus have sold their latest album, Santa will still be there. He will be there on your leg, neck, back or arm like a clockwork every December till the end of time. Like a pirate tattoo or a famous icon, these festive tattoo designs never ever go out of style. On the other hand, you will seemingly look a bit ridiculous with a Justin Bieber tattoo in twenty years’ time. So celebrities come and go and styles and trends disappear with time. Yet a Santa tattoo will last a lifetime even if you only receive the benefits for part of the calendar year. Plus for those who have faith in Santa Claus ( hush, we all know that he is authentic ) keeping a Santa tattoo is an impressive way to achieve some extra love and kindness from his little helpers each and every Christmas time.

So enough discussion on the advantages of having a Santa tattoo, what about the Santa Claus tattoo designs? You will be amazed at the assortment of Father Christmas art and a spectrum of designs that are available. It shows that with Santa tattoos, in particular, creativity and interpretation have few boundaries and constraints. If you are on the hunt for Christmas tattoo ideas this holiday season, then look no farther than these marvelous Santa tattoos for perspective and motivation.

  • Christmas Tree Designs

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You can not be merrier than watching a Christmas tree decked up with beautiful ornaments and a stack of gifts lying below it. This tattoo, with such variations of colors, depicts just that.

  • A Christmas Story

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The childish smirk and bright blue eyes are quite charming and remind one of the Christmas festivities. Ralphie, from the cherished holiday movie ‘A Christmas Story’ is a great design to show off your inclination of this festive time of year.

  • Santa Portrait

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This Santa tattoo is quite realistic with the hair and beard intricately drawn. He is probably looking at all the happy children after he has done his job of delivering the presents or maybe he is sad because it means that Christmas is over.

  • Spirited Nest Tattoo

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Even the birds are eager for Christmas. This cardinal created her den in a Christmas tree, replete with lights and all! Does it look like she got some precious riches as well – a pearl necklace and gem? It’s a great Christmas in her retreat this year.

  • Sam the Snowman

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If you loved cartoons during your childhood and probably even when you grew up too, you might have see this face then. Does it ring a bell? For those of you who don’t know, this is the narrator of the Christmas movie, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Sam the Snowman.

  • Santa Yoda Tattoo

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We couldn’t drop out this kick-ass Santa Yoda tattoo. The most sensible of them all has a pouch of goodies to appeal to everyone on…whatever planetoid hasn’t been slaughtered by the Death Star yet.

  • Grinch Tattoo Designs

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Jim Carrey’s tale of the Grinch is memorialized with this Christmas tattoo. It’s very spot-on portraiture of the character, and we’re loving it! The Santa hat is an extraordinary distinctive touch that delivers it as much more festive.

  • Sleepy Santa Tattoo

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At the first glance, it looks like any other Christmas tattoo with various colors incorporated to give a merry vibe. However, if you take a minute down to actually notice, you will see a weird candy cane which seems like it has pierced right through Santa’s hand. It paints a grim picture, as a matter of fact.

  • Bonfire Snowman

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This snowman looks like he is not afraid of fire and is preparing to relish freshly baked marshmallows. It is quite an adorable design because the snowman is practically baking his s’mores on his sticks…err.. hands.

  • Sleepy Owl Tattoo Designs

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This cute fella seems quite comfortable and cozy in his Christmas hat representing the bliss of Christmas. The stars and the crescent moon represents the night of Christmas along with the decorated branch of tree he is sitting on.

  • The Nightmare Before Christmas Tattoo

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Do you think The Nightmare Before Christmas is actually a Christmas movie? Well, for us, probably we need a reason to increase the binge-watch session, we’ll say that anything that has ‘Christmas’ in it is quite Christmas-y. And so is this Jack Skellington tattoo too.

  • Classic Christmas Symbol

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Putting a fun spin on a typical Christmas season emblem, this sprig of holly becomes much more than just that – it’s a butterfly! We chose the different shades of color and some additional features to make it look like this holly fly is gleaming.

  • Snowflake Tattoos

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Snow is essentially compatible with Christmas time, so we consider it’s reasonable to incorporate here. This set of snowflakes evokes the memories of the Disney movie ‘Frozen’, so this person could be a follower of Christmas, or the movie, or both! Either way, it’s a winning tattoo.

  • Cute Christmas Tattoos

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A sight of the Big Man on Christmas Eve. This tattoo incurs Santa on his way down a furnace with all kinds of gifts. Done in a traditional style, we prefer how festive and colorful this piece is – absolutely perfect for the holidays!

  • Christmas Cookie Tattoo

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Someone is a severe fan of cookies and Christmas – and we love it! This is one delightful cookie, and it’s presumably because it’s getting near to his most beloved time of year.

  • Reindeer Tattoos

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We’re not certain which of Santa’s reindeer this is, but we apprehend it’s not Rudolph. It looks like there was a landing misfortune with some Christmas lights! Perhaps the lights are to correctly guide the way while shuttling, but whatever they’re there for, we’re big aficionados of this graphic deer tattoo.

  • Tree Ornament Tattoos

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There’s not a single doubt to infer by looking at the tattoo, that this person loves Christmas! A tree ornament is one of the greatest ways to imply the holiday cheer. Go and get yourself a candy cane or a holly with some glittering light bulbs to make your tattoo look more celebratory. If you can attach it from your tree, you can attach it to yourself!

  • Christmas Donuts

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Uniting one’s love of sweet treats and Christmas is the idea to go for a pleasant tattoo design. This delightful looking donut with its red and green sprinkles, bells and ribbons nearly look like a Christmas wreath.

  • Home Alone Tattoo

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Do you think it would be actual Christmas without actually gathering in front of the TV with a warm blanket and a bowl full of popcorn and watching a traditional holiday film like ‘Home Alone’? This tattoo shows a cute and humorous portrait of Kevin. The colorful lightbulbs surrounding him signifies that it’s not only about the movie, but the festivity as a whole.

  • Snow Globe Designs

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An excellent wintery scene in a snow globe, this is a fabulous tattoo for Christmastime. It’s got all of the iconic components of Christmas, so there’s no enigma that this pattern is an homage to Yuletide festivities.

  • Anime Christmas Designs

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Every time a bell rings, an archangel gets its wings, and that’s great news for this cute little gal. She’s causing holiday cheer with a star to top your tree. We absolutely adore this anime-style design for a Christmas tattoo.

  • Christmas Bambi Design

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You might be reminded of Bambi when you look at this tattoo, but here it represents the Christmas spirit because it is actually a reindeer. The Christmas connotations are very clear based on the sprig of holly across the neck of the reindeer.

  • Christmas Meals

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Once again, a tattoo merging two of the favorite things making a killer tattoo. This time, it’s pizza and Christmas, and we just can’t get enough of this imaginative tattoo design.

  • Yeti Design

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This is another character from the popular Christmas movie, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, but it is a villain instead of some hero. The fact remains that Yeti is oftentimes just misinterpreted as someone bad. Nonetheless, he is depicted quite amazingly in this tattoo design.

  • Dejected Snowman

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A disheartened snowman gazing at a snowball, and apprehending that he’s made of the same stuff? Yes, please! In this sea of overly optimistic Christmas characters, it’s good to have one that draws us back down to earth!

  • Charming Snowman

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This adorable snowman is one of the most lively characters in the cast of Frozen. Although he doesn’t have a definite Christmas story, he exemplifies the pleasure and chastity experienced while competing in the snow with our siblings as children.

  • Charlie Brown’s Christmas Tree

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Charlie Brown’s Christmas tree may seem inadequate to some, but we think it’s the stablest there. Though it may not be well endowed or sparkling in silver, it’s giving the best it can! That’s all anyone can ask for.

  • Brute Turned Good

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Who doesn’t love a brute turned good? Though he may have seized a mountain man, he departed from his bad ways and made genuine companions. Not only is this design handsome in its handcrafted crudity, but it represents characteristics that we can all relate to.

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