Jonah Marais Roth Frantzichis an American singer, and songwriter. Jonah is most famous for being a part of the American boy band, “Why Don’t We” alongside Zach Herron, Jack Avery, Daniel Seavey, and Corbyn Besson. They started in 2016 and have released several EPs and released their debut album, 8 letters in 2018.
Jonah has some pretty amazing tattoos on his body that are really special for him. Let us take you through his inks and the meanings behind them.
1. ‘Tree and 8’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The side of the singer’s right forearm has a tattoo of a palm tree on it. The number, “8” is also tattooed on the side of his right wrist.
Meaning: The tattoo of the tree on his forearm is a special design for him and also represents the song, “Cold in LA” by the band released in 2019. The tree appears on the album cover. The “8” on his wrist is a matching tattoo that all members of the band got that represents the bond that they share and also represents the name of their debut album, 8 letters.
2. Bird Tattoo
Tattoo: The inside of his right wrist has a tattoo of an eagle on it that has its wings spread wide.
3. Design Tattoo
Tattoo: The upper side of his right forearm has a tattoo of a diamond design on it. The design consists of geometrical shapes and lines.
Meaning: The design on his forearm is actually an outline of a baseball field. The tattoo holds special meaning for him as Jonah used to play baseball.
4. ‘Tiger’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a tattoo of a tiger on Jonah’s right arm, near his elbow.
Meaning: The tiger on his arm represents his birth date as he was born in the year of the tiger. The tiger is also his favorite animal so he wanted to get this tattoo.
5. Home Tattoo
Tattoo: The inside of his right forearm has one of his most special inks. The tattoo is a design of a city’s skyline below a starry sky, a bridge with waves below it, and a line of trees and their reflection in the sea.
Meaning: The tattoo of the city on his arm is a scene from his hometown of Minnesota. The tattoo shows the scene of his house, overlooking the sea. Jonah shared the tattoo on his Instagram along with the caption, “a permanent reminder of home.”
6. ‘Number’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The number, “1998” is also tattooed on his right upper arm.
Meaning: The number represents his year of birth. Jonah was born on 16 June 1998.
7. ‘Ship’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The singer’s right bicep has a tattoo of a large ship tattooed on it.
Meaning: The ship on his bicep is a symbol of a new beginning and journey. It also represents good luck and fortune.
8. ‘Sun ‘Tattoo
Tattoo: Jonah’s right upper arm also has a tattoo of the sun on it.
Meaning: The tattoo of the sun on his arm represents the name of his grandma, “Sunny” whom he loves very much and considers her one of his biggest supporters.
9. ‘Bolt’ Tattoo
Tattoo: There is a tiny lightning bolt tattooed on his left hand, near his thumb.
Meaning: The tattoo of the bolt-on his hand represents spontaneity.
10. ‘Loon’ Tattoo
Tattoo: The left shoulder of the singer has the first tattoo that he ever got. The tattoo is of a loon bird.
Meaning: The tattoo of the loon on Jonah’s shoulder is another one of his tattoos that is a tribute to his hometown, Stillwater in Minnesota. The loon is the state bird of Minnesota.
11. Quote Tattoo
Tattoo: The inside of his right leg, just above his ankle has the quote, “breathe deep” tattooed on it.
12. Word Tattoo
Tattoo: The left pec of the singer has the word, “TCZJES” tattooed on it.
Meaning: The tattoo of the word on his pec is a word made out of the initials of his family members. The letters stand for his father Timothy Frantzich, his mother Carrie Frantzich, his brother Zebulon Wilder Frantzich, his own name Jonah, and his sisters Esther Grace and Svea. The tattoo is a special one as it represents the love he has for his family, which is why he got everyone’s initials tattooed on his heart.