Grayson Dolan’s 26 Tattoos & Their Meanings

Grayson Dolan is the other twin of Ethan Dolan, The famous ‘Dolan Brother’. Grayson and Ethan are the comedy duo who rose to fame by started posting on an app known as Vine. Grayson has also won the Choice Web Star: Male Award, Choice Comedian, Choice YouTuber Awards along with his brother. Dolan brothers share some inks besides their individual unique body tattoos. Let us see what tattoos Grayson has and what meanings do they hold for him.

Grayson Dolan

1. ‘Jack O Lantern’ Tattoo

Grayson Jack O Lantern Tattoo

Tattoo: On his thigh, Grayson has got the tattoo of jack-o-lantern.

Meaning: This tattoo also reminds him of the spookier season and Halloween times thus, the carving of a pumpkin inspired by Halloween.

2. ‘Constellation’ Tattoo

Grayson constellation tattoo

Tattoo: There is a constellation star tattoo inked on Grayson. The tattoo is a twin tattoo as Ethan also wears the same design on his body.

Meaning: The constellation actually represents the star sign, Sagittarius which is the birth sign of the Dolan Brother. They got the tat with their dad, who was also a Sagittarius.

3. ‘Birdcage’ Tattoo

Grayson birdcage tattoo

Tattoo: There is a birdcage inked on Grayson’s right thigh.

Meaning: Birdcage is the symbol of freedom.

“Think what you think and believe what you believe is right,” he said. The tattoo is also meaningful because it reminds me of the my pet parrot, Gizmo.



5. ‘Ethan in Heart’ Tattoo

Grayson heart tattoo

Tattoo:  There is a heart tattooed on Grayson which contains the name of his twin elder brother, Ethan.

Meaning: This tattoo was a part of a plan as played by the tattoo artist and Ethan. Grayson was not even aware of getting inked in this design until it was done.

6. Foot Tattoos

Grayson foot tattoos

Tattoo: On his foot, Grayson has got a Christmas tree, ‘xxx’, and number 80 inked.

7. Wing Tattoo

Grayson wings tattoo

Tattoo: The inner side of his left leg, just above his ankle contains a tattoo of a small wing.

Meaning: Grayson believes that he has a guardian angel looking after him all the time so he got this tattoo as a sign. He is often seen wearing a similar earring on his left ear.


Grayson ankle tattoo

Tattoo: The outer side of his right leg, just above his ankle contains a tattoo of the word, “MATTERS” with a slash going through it and cutting it.

Meaning: The tattoo is his representation of the saying that Nothing Matters. Grayson explained,

“To me, the meaning of ‘nothing matters’ is to not get caught up in the small, stupid things that you stress about in life that aren’t going to matter in years to come,” he said.

9. Man on Moon Tattoo

Grayson thigh tattoo

Tattoo: The right thigh of the comedian contains a tattoo of a full moon in orange and rust color surrounded by blue clouds.

Meaning: Grayson got this tattoo after being inspired by kid Cudi’s album, Man on the Moon which is one of his favorite albums and helped him in his depressive times.

“That album is super special to me because at one point in my life I was super depressed and down,” he said in a YouTube video. “The message of this album is super meaningful to me and it helped me get out of that weird, dark time in my life.”

10. Sun and Moon Tattoo

Grayson Moon and Sun Tattoo

Tattoo: The inner side of his left leg, to the left of his wing tattoo contains a tattoo of the sun and the moon portrayed as humans, clearly not talking to each other.

Meaning: This is another one of his Kid Cudi-inspired tattoos from the song, “Day ‘N’ Nite”.

“It reminds me that I’ve been sad through the day and the night and I’ve gotten through it.”

11. Pool Ball Tattoo

Grayson pool Ball Tattoo

Tattoo: The left thigh of the comedian, just above his kneecap contains a tattoo of a pool ball that contains the number 7 on it. It is shown to be a burning pool ball.

Meaning: Grayson loves the game of pool and considers 7 his lucky number. The fire around it is there as his sun sign is Sagittarius, which is a fire sign.

Every time I see the number seven it kind of comforts me,” he said. “I always find myself finding a lot of fortune after the seven reveals itself to me.”

12. ‘OVERCOME NUMB’ Tattoo

Grayson OVERCOME NUMB Tattoo

Tattoo: Grayson’s left leg, around his knee, contains a tattoo of the word, “OVERCOME“, tattooed over a line. The word, “NUMB” is tattooed below the same line.

Meaning: The words represent, “overcome over numb” meaning we should work instead of ignoring our problems as he said in a youtube video while explaining his tattoo. The carving is the face of a Jack-o-lantern. The constellation tattoo is a matching one he got with his twin, Ethan. The constellation represents the sun sign of Sagittarius.

13. Ghost Faces Tattoo

Grayson ghost faces tattoo

Tattoo: The left thigh of the comedian, just above his constellation tattoo, contains a tattoo of two ghost faces.

Meaning: The skulls are actually spooky faces because Grayson likes spooky things. Skull is the symbol of death and evil. Interestingly, it also symbolizes the courageousness to handle difficult times with all the strength and confidence.

14. ‘COMMIT’ Tattoo

Grayson COMMIT Tattoo

Tattoo: The outer side of his right foot, near his sole, contains the word, “COMMIT” tattooed on it.

Meaning: Grayson got this tattoo from his sister.

“Without commitment, you can’t really accomplish your goals in life,” Grayson said in a YouTube video.

15. ‘GRIND’ Tattoo

Grayson grind tattoo

Tattoo: The inner side of his lower lip contains the word, “GRIND” tattooed on it.

Meaning: Grayson said that this tattoo motivates him to stay active and not procrastinate.

16. ‘Bat Girl’ Tattoo

Grayson batgirl tattoo

Tattoo: The left thigh of the comedian, just above his meteor tattoo, contains a tattoo of a large bat, hanging down from a tree. The face of the bat has been replaced by that of a girl. Earlier the girl in the tattoo was just floating however, after his grandmother’s suggestion Grayson got the alteration done by having her hanging on the branch.

Meaning: This is another one of the spooky tattoos which Grayson has which he got because he likes Halloween.

“I honestly got [this tattoo] because I love Halloween, it’s my favorite holiday,” “I got it right before Halloween. It reminds me of Halloween and I just love those vibes, the spooky vibes.”

17. ‘Angel’ Tattoo

Grayson angel tattoo

Garyson Dolan angel tattoo

Tattoo: The side of his left thigh contains a tattoo of an Angel sitting down with large wings.

Meaning: This is another one of his Guardian Angel tattoos. Grayson suffered some problems during his birth and said while talking about the tattoo in one of his videos,

“Years later when I was really young, I would have dreams about what I saw during that minute that I died, I didn’t understand what the dreams were until I got older and put them together. I always just felt like there was someone watching over me because of that whole experience. I always felt like it was like a guardian angel of mine. I just really like the whole thought of that and I guess this tat is kind of for my guardian angel.”

18. ‘Lynx’ Tattoo

Grayson lynx ink

Grayson LYNX Tattoo

Tattoo: The front side of his lower left leg contains a large tattoo of the face of a Lynx with blue eyes. There are also a few geometric patterns along with the tattoo which completes it. His left ankle also contains a tattoo of a black band.

Meaning: This is one of his tattoos to pay his tribute to his father who died recently after a long battle with cancer.

19. ‘Sun’ Tattoo

Grayson sun tattoo

Tattoo: Grayson’s left kneecap contains a large tattoo of the sun.

Meaning: Grayson got the sun tattooed on his knee as it is a symbol of life and energy.

20. ‘XXX’ Tattoo

Grayson xxx tattoo

Tattoo: The front side of his left foot contains a tattoo of the letters, “XXX”. The letters are also encased between two stars.

21. ‘Christmas Tree’ Tattoo

Grayson tree tattoo

Tattoo: The inner side of his right foot contains a tattoo of a small Christmas Tree.

22. Skeleton Hands Tattoo

Grayson skeleton handshake tattoo

Tattoo: The left side of his thigh contains a tattoo of two skeleton hands shaking hands.

Meaning: This is a tattoo symbolizing the secret handshake both the twin brothers share. The hands are made of a skeleton to carry on the usual Grayson spooky theme. This tattoo was Ethan’s choice for Grayson. A symbol of a spookier aura.

23. Italian Words Tattoo

Grayson script tattoo

Tattoo: The comedian contains a tattoo of the words, “Famiglia per sempre” on his body.

Meaning: This is an Italian wording that exists on the body of both the brother, i.e.e Grayson, and Ethan. It actually stands for, “Family Forever” when translated into English. The tattoo is dedicated to their Italian culture.

24. Tiger Tattoo

Grayson tiger tattoo

Grayson tiger tattoo

Tattoo: The outer side of his left knee contains a tattoo of a tiger crawling downwards with its mouth open. The inner side of his knee also contains another tattoo of a tiger but this one is crawling upwards.

Meaning: Tiger is the symbol of courage, strength, and confidence.

25. Hut Tattoo

Grayson hut tattoo

Tattoo: To complete his right thigh theme, Grayson got a tattoo of a hut in the woods under the moon tattoo. There is a stream flowing in front of the hut along with the beautiful scenery of mountains behind the hut.

26. ‘T and Band’ Tattoo

Grayson band and 7 tattoo

Tattoo: The left foot of the comedian contains a large tattoo of the letter T on it. The letter also has eyes and small hands and a line at its base. The letter is made such that it is exhibiting an angry look.

Meaning: The “T” represents Grayson’s favorite band, Tame Impala. The design makes an appearance in the band’s song, “The Less I Know, The Better”. The face inside the letter was taken from the gorilla mascot, named Trevor who was also in the video.

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