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Goat Tattoos And Designs-Goat Tattoo Meanings-Goat Tattoo Gallery

Updated on September 4, 2012
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Richard Hale is a tattoo enthusiast who studies and researches tattoo symbolism, meanings, and history.

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Another interesting tattoo that you may want to consider is the goat tattoo. The goat has been a symbol animal for a variety of cultures and civilizations over the years. The goat can be viewed as a symbol of honesty and patience. But too others, the goat is used to symbolize evil, darkness, and even Satan. Although the goat is mainly wore by men, women may choose such a design. Since the goat is a symbol of the Capricorn, women born from December 22nd through January 19th may choose the goat tattoo. The goat is also closely related to the ram, but they represent different things. The goat is also used in the Chinese Zodiac.

To better understand the symbolism behind the goat, we must watch and learn from the goat in its natural environment. The goat is known to wonder around and check everything in their environment. They are a prime example of curiosity, as they are curious animals. Many people feel the goat is a symbol of destruction, as they will nearly eat anything in their path. The goat is a symbol of masculinity and strong sexuality, yet, the female goat is known to be a protector and nurturer. The goat is often linked to the Pagan god Pan, known for his strong sexual desire. Pan is also thought to be linked to Satan and all that is evil.

The goat is a very intelligent animal. Goats are known to be independent, but female goats are known to offer great protection to their young. The goat is able to climb where no other animals would dare to climb. For food, protection, or shelter, this still shows the determination of the goat.


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From Christianity to Satan, the goat covers a wide range of symbolic meanings. From good to bad and light to dark, the goat is often misunderstood. Goat tattoo designs often reflect on these meanings. This is why there is such a wide range of goat tattoo designs. For anyone wanting a unique tattoo design, the goat offers you that and more. Yet, you want to make sure that you are getting a goat tattoo design that you understand.

Goat tattoo designs can portray the Western Zodiac, Chinese Zodiac, Christianity, or even Satanic symbols. Before you get your goat tattoo, make sure you understand all the symbols within the goat tattoo design. Goat tattoo designs that are used to symbolize the positive attributes of the goat usually portray the goat to look realistically. Such goat tattoo designs may include religious symbols or positive meanings, such as "honesty" or "patience."

It is important to know that goat tattoo designs also portray Satan and evil things. In such tattoos, you may see a goat being sacrificed or killed. Some goat tattoo designs for this purpose may include a pentagram or an upside cross. The Baphomet or Satanic pentagram are common among these types of goat tattoo designs.

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The goat tattoo can represent a wide range of symbolic meanings, both good and bad. The goat has been a symbol of sacrifice for thousands of years. The goat was often used by men and women in rituals to cleanse their sins. Below, you can find the meanings that may be applied to goat tattoos. But remember, in the end, your goat tattoo symbolizes what you want it too.

  • Honesty
  • Patience
  • Lust
  • Cunning
  • Determination
  • Christianity
  • Sacrifice
  • Satan
  • Evil
  • Darkness
  • Masculinity
  • Balance
  • Intelligence
  • Curiosity
  • Fertility
  • Independent
  • Impurity

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Goat tattoo designs can portray a variety of different symbols and elements. Goat tattoos can also be designed in several different sizes and inked nearly all over the body. Most goat tattoos only portray the head or skull of the goat. Very few goat tattoo designs portray more then the head. The goat can also be designed within larger tattoo designs if you wish to go that route.

Make sure that you take the time to view all the different goat tattoo designs in this article. This will give you a general idea of what goat tattoos are available, plus you can pick up tips and ideas for your own goat tattoo. Since the goat tattoo covers such a wide range of meaning, it is vital to completely understand what your goat tattoo design is trying to say.

There are a few more things that you need to remember before you get your goat tattoo or any tattoo. Make sure you take the time to research your tattoo. Make sure you completely understand what you tattoo represents. Don't rush to get inked. If you are not sure or your having second thoughts, you need more time. Keep your options open until your completely sure on a tattoo symbol or design. If you feel that the goat tattoo is not fore you or you want to view more tattoos, please feel free to follow the links below. As always, we thank you for your visit.

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      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia









      Thanks for taking the time to drop by you all. These are a little scary and fierce. Somewhere them to support their beliefs. Bill, I still have it in the works. I have you on this one. Still trying to get the pictures together. They are much harder to research because there are so many different aspects. Thanks again for all your comments and see you all soon.

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      alocsin 5 years ago from Orange County, CA

      Yikes, most of these tattoos are somewhat fierce and scary, and I always see goats as cute. I guess people don't do cute goat tattoos. Voting this Up and Beautiful.

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      Ruby Jean Fuller 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

      Wouldn't want one of these, too scary..Nice selection though..

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Love these goat tattoos.

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      Frank Atanacio 5 years ago from Shelton

      I like ur tat collections and this one is great thank you thelyricwriter :)

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      Dianna Mendez 5 years ago

      These are scary! I do believe that many people love these for that reason too. Thanks for the share on these tattoo creatures.

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      IAmForbidden 5 years ago from Neverland - where children never grow up.

      the one with blood looks so scary to me. :) but anyway, you have a great list of tattoos designs..

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      Jennifer Stone 5 years ago from the Riverbank, England

      I agree with Billy, some of these are a little sinister but I do love them. I wouldn't have a goat tattoo though, I have a rather lovely dragon on my shoulder blade so going to look at your dragon tattoo hub next! All the best, Jen

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      Bill Holland 5 years ago from Olympia, WA

      That first one was sinister and awesome! Love these! Great job my friend; how many more of these can we expect? The sky is the limit? Still waiting patiently for the mythical creature hub. :)