Kat Von D’s 102 Tattoos & Their Meanings

Kat Von D is an America based celebrity tattoo artist, model, television personality, and entrepreneur. She is a world-famous and most demanding tattoo artist who has got a very unique style of tattooing. She has got numerous tattoos on her body. Let’s scroll further to know more details regarding her various body tats along with their meanings.ย Kat Von D-Tattoos

1. ‘Portrait of Mother’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Portrait of mother’ tattoo near her left shoulder.

Meaning: Kat got the tattoo of the portrait of her mother,ย Sylvia Galeano, inked near her left shoulder. She has always been very close to her. On May 15, 2017, Kat uploaded a picture with her mother on her Instagram account, praising all about the beauty of her mother.

2. ‘Los Angeles’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Los Angeles’ tattoo on her left shoulder.

Meaning: Kat got this tattoo inked in May 2012 to pay a tribute to Los Angeles where she moved with her family when she was just 4. On May 5, 2012, she uploaded the picture of his tattoo on her Instagram account, with the caption,

Homeward bound to the City of Angels.”

3. ‘LTP’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘LTP’ tattoo on her right fingers.

Meaning: This tattoo means ‘Loyal To Profession’.

4. Flower Tattoo

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Tattoo: Flower tattoo below her chin.

Meaning: In August 2012, Kat got this tattoo inked below her chin. On August 30, 2012, she uploaded the picture of this tattoo on her Instagram account, with the caption,

As simple and small as it may be, this little flower under my chin, is one of my favorite tattoos.”

5. ‘Heartagram’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Heartagram’ tattoo on her middle fingers.

Meaning: The symbol ‘Heartagram’ is a combination of heart and a pentagram. The heartagram is also a trademark symbol of the Finnish Gothic band ‘HIM’ created by Ville Valo.

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6. ‘TLA’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘TLA’ tattoo on her right ring finger.

Meaning: Kat got this tattoo inked in November 2011. This tattoo means ‘True Love Always’.

7. Decorative Heart Tattoo

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Tattoo: Decorative Heart tattoo on her right palm.

Meaning: According to the media reports, this tattoo of Kat was inked by her ex-husband Oliver Peck.

8. ‘LvB’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘LvB’ tattoo on her right index finger.

Meaning: The tattoo ‘LvB’ stands forย Ludwig Van Beethoven, a German composer, and pianist.

9. ‘LOO$E YOURSELF’ tattoo near her right ankle

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10. Spider Tattoo

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Tattoo: Spider tattoo on her left index finger.

Meaning: Spider tattoo symbolizes power, wisdom, courage, strength, danger, balance, female power, etc.

11. ‘DILLIGAF’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘DILLIGAF’ tattoo on her right hand.

Meaning: The tattoo ‘DILLIGAF’ means ‘Does it look like I give a fuck’.

12. ‘Portrait of Maria Victoria’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Portrait of Maria Victoria’ on her right leg.

Meaning: Kat got this tattoo inked in May 2012. Maria Victoria is a Mexican actress, singer, and comedian.

13. ‘Portrait of Columba Dominguez’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Portrait of Columba Dominguez’ tattoo on her right leg.

Meaning: Kat got this tattoo inked in May 2012. Columbo Dominguez was a Mexican actress, singer, and painter who is famous for her powerful performance in the movie ‘Pueblerina’.

14. ‘Hollywood’ tattoo on her lower abdominal area

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15. ‘Portrait of Tongolele’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Portrait of Tongolele’ tattoo on her right leg.

Meaning: Kat got this tattoo inked in May 2012. Tongolele is a Mexican actress.

16. ‘Peck’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Peck’ tattoo on her right fingers.

Meaning: Kat got this tattoo inked for her ex-husband Oliver Peck.

17. ‘Portrait ofย Beethoven’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Portrait of Beethoven’ tattoo on her right thigh.

Meaning: Ludwig Van Beethoven was a German musician who is known as one of the most famous and admired music composers of all time. Kat got his portrait inked on her right thigh.

18. Beethoven tattoo on her right inner thigh

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Meaning: This tattoo of Beethoven was inked by the tattoo artist, Robert Hernandez.

19. ‘HiGH VOLTAGE’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘HiGH VOLTAGE’ tattoo on her left leg.

Meaning: High Voltage is the name of Kat Von D’s tattoo shop in West Hollywood, California. High Voltage is also the name of Kat Von D’s first book; explaining her artwork and tattoos which was released in January 2009.

20. Anatomical Heart Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Anatomical Heart’ tattoo on her left leg.

Meaning: A heart tattoo is a symbol of emotions, love, passion, feelings, friendship, and adoration. In an interview, Kat said,

I have an anatomical heart tattoo that’s probably one of my favorite color tattoos that I have.”

21. ‘W.T.F.’ tattoo on her left leg

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22. ‘F.T.W.’ tattoo on her left leg

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23. Sugar Skull Tattoo

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Tattoo: Sugar Skull tattoo on her left leg.

Meaning: Mostly, the sugar skull tattoo is inked in reference to the deceased someone. In some cultures, this tattoo also symbolizes good luck, knowledge, wisdom, power, transformation, and change. Kat got this tattoo inked by the tattoo artist, Ronnie Earhart.

24. ‘Portrait of Father’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Portrait of Father’ on her right forearm.

Meaning: Kat got the tattoo of her father,ย Renรฉ Drachenberg inked on her right forearm.

25. Skull Tattoo

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Tattoo: Skull tattoo near her left ankle.

Meaning: Skull tattoo is a symbol of death, anger, rebirth, and transformation.

26. ’12/12/12′ tattoo on her left leg

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27. Tattoo on her left palm

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28. Pentacle tattoo on her right wrist

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29. ‘LA’ tattoo on her left ring finger

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30. ‘Mi Vida Loca’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Mi Vida Loca’ tattoo on her back.

Meaning: ‘Mi Vida Loca’ is a Spanish term for ‘My Crazy Life’.

31. ‘Carmen Miranda’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Carmen Miranda’ tattoo on her back.

Meaning: Carmen Miranda was a Brazilian samba singer, dancer, and actress who was mostly known by her other name, ‘The Brazilian Bombshell’.

32. ‘Sister Karoline’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Sister Karoline’ tattoo on her left forearm.

Meaning: Kat got the tattoo of her elder sister, Karoline, inked on her left forearm to express her love and feelings towards her.

33. ‘3D Eye’ tattoo on her left hand

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34. Tattoo on her left middle finger

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35. Tiny Heart Tattoo

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Tattoo: Tiny heart tattoo on her left ring finger.

Meaning: Kat got the tattoo of a tiny heart filled with red-color on her left ring finger. Such tattoos are symbols of love, passion, feelings, emotions, and compassion.

36. ‘I LOVE YOU’ tattoo on her right shoulder

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37. Tattoo near her right shoulder

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38. Tattoo on her left ear

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39. Heart tattoo on her right arm

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40. ‘ALEX’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘ALEX’ tattoo on her right arm.

Meaning: Alex was the name of Kat’s ex-boyfriend whom she dated from 2007 toย  2008.

41. ‘CAT’ tattoo on her left leg

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42. ‘VODKA FOREVER’ tattoo near her left hand

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43. ‘FUCK’ tattoo on her left thumb

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44. Pentacle tattoo on her left hand

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45. ‘Stars’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Stars’ tattoo on the left side of her face.

Meaning: Star tattoo is a symbol of hope, direction, guidance, desire, intuition, and honor. It also denotes the fight against the darkness. In an interview, Kat said,

The star is a symbol of being able to be heavily tattooed and still carry yourself in a feminine way.”

46. ‘BOOKWORM!’ tattoo on her left leg

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47. Tattoo on her right pinky finger

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48. Piano tattoo near her left ankle

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49. Tiny Star Tattoo

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Tattoo: Tiny Star tattoo on her left pinky finger.

Meaning: Tiny star tattoo is a symbol of the fight against the darkness.

50. Tattoo on her right forearm

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51. Tattoo on her right wrist

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52. Tattoo on her right hand

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53. Tattoo on her left arm

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54. ‘ANGELITO’ tattoo on her right arm

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55. Tattoo on her left leg

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56. ‘T + T’ tattoo on her left leg

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57. Tattoo on her right shoulder

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58. ‘HERMANA’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘HERMANA’ tattoo near her left wrist.

Meaning: ‘Hermana’ is a Spanish version of the English word ‘sister’.

59. Roses Tattoo

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Tattoo: Roses tattoo on her left arm.

Meaning: Roses tattoos are the symbols of a new beginning, true love, emotions, feelings, passion, and compassion. It also denotes a mature love and protection from an envious lover.

60. Tattoo on her left torso

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61. Tattoo on her right torso

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62. ‘HERMANO’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘HERMANO’ tattoo near her right wrist.

Meaning: ‘Hermano’ is the Spanish version of the English word ‘brother’.

63. Tattoo on her right pec

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64. Tattoo on her left leg

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65. Tattoo on her left leg

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66. Tattoo on her right wrist

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67. Tattoo on her right ear

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68. Tattoo on her back

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69. Unicorn Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Unicorn’ tattoo on her right arm.

Meaning: Unicorn tattoo is a symbol of wisdom, power, courage, magic, and miracles.

70. Tattoo on her right arm

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71. Tattoo on her left arm

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72. Tattoo on her right wrist

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73. Tattoo on her left leg

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74. Tattoo on her left leg

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75. Tattoo on her left leg

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76. ‘Rose’ tattoo on her right leg

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77. ‘Flying Bird’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Flying Bird’ tattoo on her right leg.

Meaning: Flying bird tattoo is a symbol of new beginnings, freedom, joy, rebirth, and transformation.

78. ‘Pattern of Roses’ tattoo on her right arm

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79. Portrait tattoo on her right forearm

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80. Tattoo on her left elbow

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81. Tiny flowers tattoo on her left arm

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82. ‘Lightning Bolt’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Lightning Bolt’ tattoo near her right eye.

Meaning:ย A lightning bolt tattoo is a symbol of power, strength, courage, fearlessness, and passion.

83. Tattoo on her right forearm

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84. Tattoo on her right hand

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85. Tattoo on her right wrist

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86. Tattoo near her right wrist

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87. Tattoo near her left knee

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88. Skull Tattoo

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89. Tattoo on her left thigh

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90. Tattoo on her right leg

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91. Dagger Tattoo

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92. ‘Reindeer getting Shot’ tattoo on her leg

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93. ‘Portrait of Oliver Peck’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Portrait of Oliver Peck’ tattoo on her leg.

Meaning: Kat got this tattoo inked when she was married to Oliver Peck.

94. ‘Roses’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Roses’ tattoo on the right side of her neck.

Meaning: Roses tattoo is a symbol of true love, emotions, feelings, passion, mature love, and protection from an envious lover.

95. ‘Oliver’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Oliver’ tattoo on the right side of his neck.

Meaning: She got the tattoo of her ex-husband, ‘Oliver’ inked on her body.

96. Blackout Sleeve Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘Blackout Sleeve’ tattoo on her left arm.

Meaning: In November 2019, Kat got her left arm covered with black colored ink and on November 5, 2019, she uploaded the post on her Instagram account, with the caption,

Iโ€™m so in love with my new blacked out arm tattooed byย @hoode215! ๐Ÿ–ค Canโ€™t believe it only took him 1.5 hours – and itโ€™s the most consistent, true black I have ever seen!
I feel so lucky to haveย @hoode215ย guest spotting here atย @highvoltagetatย and excited to have him come back in regular basis! Go followย @hoode215ย to see the most impressive black work ever! ๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ–ค๐Ÿ–ค”

However, most of her fans didn’t like it and she got an Instagram backlash.

97. ‘Sacred Geometry’ tattoo on her left arm

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Meaning: In 2014, she got this tattoo inked by the tattoo artist, Dillon Forte.

98. ‘RYAN WAS HERE!’ tattoo on her body

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99. ‘J’ Tattoo

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Tattoo: ‘J’ tattoo near her right ankle.

Meaning: This is the first tattoo which Kat got inked when she was just 14. In March 2014, she uploaded the picture of this tattoo on her Instagram account with the caption,

Last night I ran into my first and probably only true Love I ever had: James. Fell in love when I was 14 and moved across the country on a greyhound bus together. Wild three years. I started tattooing (and getting tattooed) at that time. I got this “J” tattoo on my ankle back then..my first tattoo. It was done using a ghetto-ass home-made rig hooked up to a 9volt battery at a friends house. I still have it and still love it, even though it physically lasted longer than the relationship. And I have absolutely no regrets about it, and what it meant (and means) to me. What a gift.”

100. Tattoo on her elbow

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101. Tattoo on her left thigh

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102. Tattoo on the left side of her neck

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