50 Examples of Lion Tattoo

Lion Tattoo On Shoulder

Lion tattoo, aka leo tattoo, is one of the most popular among animal tattoos. People love lion tattoos not only for its cool appearance but also for its rich symbolic meaning.

The lion has been a part of many cultures and civilizations in the world – in Egypt, Greece, India and even the Mediterranean. As the king of the animals, the lion usually connects to strength, power and authority. A person tattooed with a lion might signalize that this person is seeking the strength and power in order to gain respect. In Buddhism, the meaning of leo tattoo symbolizes knowledge and wisdom.

Most of Lion Tattoos are rendered in realistic style. Some are created in a more artistic style, or tribal style. In this post, you will enjoy the collection of 50 awesome examples of lion tattoo. Do Pin It if you love any of them.

Roaring Lion Tattoo

Roaring Lion

Lion Family

Lion Family

Lion King

Lion back tattoo

Tribal Lion Tattoo

Father and son

3D lion tattoo on leg

Lion stitch tattoo

Lonely Lion

Chest Lions tattoo

Chest Lions tattoo

Locked Lion

Lion Upper Sleeve Tattoo

Half Chest Lion tattoo

Half Chest Lion tattoo

Photo-realistic Lion Portrait

Lion Sketch tattoo

Happy Lion

Lion Family tattoo

3D Lion tattoo on arm

Watercolor lion tattoo

Lock and Lion

Blue Lion

Cool lion tattoo in tribal style

Cara Delevingne’s lion tattoo

Tribal Lion Tattoo

Majestic Lion

African Lion Tattoo

African theme by Tibor Galiger

Lion by Matyas Csiga Halasz

Lion Tattoo on back

Moon and Lion Tattoo

Lion tattoo “Every King…”

Lion whit punjabi writing tattoo

Watercolor Lion tattoo

3D Lion tattoo on leg

King of Jungle

Graphic lion tattoo

Watercolor Lion tattoo

Lion tattoo for women

Lion tattoo on back

Back Lion tattoo for women

Lion tattoo as a door knocker

Lion Tattoo

3D Lion Tattoo

Lion sleeve tattoo

The lion and the mouse

Lion and clock

lioness and cubs

Tribal Lion Tattoo


6 Comments

  1. Oh wow, one of the last ones on the page by Jun Cha (the black and white tattoo) is fantastic, I haven’t seen it before! I love his style.

  2. Helleo, I love all these tatoos, I want one but I’m searching the Tatoo artist who can tatoo a real beautiful Lion on my arm so I love the third one with lioness and cubs, can you tell me who is the artist who made it?

    Thanks.

  3. Wow… Pretty good tattoos… I love the Lion Tattoo on Guys Shoulder made by Matyas Csiga Halasz and also the tattoo on the girls back.

  4. Wow… I’m excited. Very cool Lion Tattoos. I really liked “Lion sleeve tattoo” and I am thinking to put it on my arm.

  5. Oh, magnificent tattoos! I delighted! Perfectly performed work. There is an excellent site on which there are a lot of photos and sketches with a lion tattoo

  6. Aside from skulls, I guess lion tattoos are also one of the favorite designs that people ask for a tattoo. I can’t blame them because it looks really nice just like the ones you have in this list! http://www.inkdoneright.com/

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