1.Barbwire Tattoos - This design originated from a prison culture and probably represents the wire at the top of the prison fences. Along the way, they became popular among the Latin people. Today all cultures can be seen wearing these designs.
2.Celtic Tattoo Designs - These designs feature tattoo crosses and interwoven lines in the form of knots, spirals and mazes. Both of these type of designs are culturally very significant to people of Scottish, Irish and Welsh origins.
3.Eagle Tattoos - The significance of American culture, cannot be underestimated in the popularity of these designs. The patriotic connection with regards to the military, the national bird and a sense of American pride, is represented by the amount of people ready to wear this design on their bodies. Especially popular among men.
5.Tiger Tattoos - The Tiger is an animal that represents power, sensuality, grace, speed, passion, anger and danger among many other qualities. These designs have long been popular in India, Japan, China, Thailand and other Eastern countries. Today they are popular in western culture, as people have come to admire this great animal and realize that one day, they might not be with us.
Tattoo designs, as you can see have widely varying origins and meanings, it is fun to know why your tattoo is unique and sets you apart from others.