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Swordfish Tattoos And Designs-Swordfish Tattoo Meanings And Ideas-Swordfish Tattoo Gallery

Updated on September 18, 2013
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Richard Hale is a tattoo enthusiast who studies and researches tattoo symbolism, meanings, and history.

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Swordfish Tattoos

One interesting maritime tattoo that you may want to consider is the swordfish tattoo. The swordfish tattoo can be sported by both men and women. The swordfish tattoo can also hold symbolic value to those who wear such tattoos. The swordfish has been a symbolic animal to a variety of different cultures throughout time. In the wild, swordfish are known for their power and will to live.

Swordfish tattoos can be designed with a variety of different elements and symbols. The swordfish can be portrayed with any maritime symbols or association with their environment. The swordfish can be designed with the anchor, hook, compass, nautical star, swallow, or mermaid. Swordfish tattoo designs may also portray other aquatic animals, such as a shark, dolphin, octopus, or stingrays.

The swordfish has been a symbolic symbol to a variety of different cultures throughout history. If you're a fishermen or had the opportunity to catch these magnificent creatures, pound for pound, their a tough fish. They'll fight for hours as if they know their life is on the line. All coastal cultures depend on fish to survive. Men and women both risk their life to provide a better life for their family. To these men and women, a swordfish tattoo design can hold deep value, a symbol of courage and bravery.

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Swordfish Tattoo Meanings

The swordfish tattoo can represent a variety of different things. Any of the meanings below can be applied to your swordfish tattoo. But remember, in the end, your swordfish tattoo represents what you want it too. Below, the meanings of a swordfish tattoo.

  • Abstain
  • Virtue
  • Courage
  • Strength
  • Fighter
  • Masculinity
  • Sexuality
  • Intelligence
  • Protection

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Swordfish Tattoo Designs And Ideas

Swordfish tattoo designs can be created in a variety of different ways. Truth be told, there is a lot that you can do when it comes to the swordfish tattoo. Personally, if you are looking for a full arm sleeve, the swordfish is a great candidate. You can have your entire arm done in blue ink for the water. You can add plants, starfish, plants, or a seahorse. You can also add bubbles, possible with a dolphin. Your swordfish will be your center piece. You can have your swordfish splashing out of the design as if it is jumping right off your arm.

Swordfish tattoos can contain any maritime symbol that you wish. It's a perfect tattoo for sailors and fishermen. Swordfish tattoo designs can include the entire swordfish or just the upper torso. Although most swordfish designs portray water and waves, all of them don't. It all depends on what you're looking for.

With so many related symbols and elements, you can create a unique tattoo design that fits your personality and character. Perhaps, you can go with a swordfish and lighthouse tattoo. Sailors and fishermen that depend on the oceans and the swordfish for a living may consider a swordfish tattoo. You can add the swordfish to an anchor tattoo or a compass tattoo. The possibilities are endless with the swordfish tattoo.

Make sure that you take the time to view all the different swordfish tattoo designs in this article. This will give you a general idea of what to expect when browsing through swordfish designs. Plus, you can pick up tips and ideas for your own tattoo.

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There are some important things that you need to remember before you get your swordfish tattoo or any tattoo. Make sure that you take the time to research your tattoo. You want to make sure that you completely understand what your tattoo symbol represents and stands for. Don't rush to get inked! Men and women that rush to get inked usually have regrets about their tattoo later on down the road. If you are not sure, don't get inked. Give it a second thought and make a decision when you are completely sure on a tattoo. If you feel that the swordfish tattoo is not for you or you want to view more tattoos, please feel free to follow the links below. As always, thanks for your visit.

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    • thelyricwriter profile image

      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia




      Thanks again for all your time, votes, comments, ect. Max, LOL!! No doubt, thinking the same. Snowdrops and Unknown, appreciate your comments. Glad you enjoy them!

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      BeyondMax 5 years ago from Sydney, Australia

      Awesome stuffs! But the first thing that comes to my mind when I look at spiky swordfish is 'stay away' as far as possible rather than all of the above meanings LOL

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

      Oh my..another wonderful hub again!! you never ceased to amazed your readers.

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      snowdrops 5 years ago from The Second Star to the Right

      hahaha, thelyricwriter! this is amazing tattoo designs. I am always amazed by your hub :)

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      Richard Ricky Hale 5 years ago from West Virginia




      Thank you ladies for taking the time to visit and for everything else. Many thanks, and to all, take care.

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      acaetnna 5 years ago from Guildford

      OMG - awesome as always!

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 5 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Super tattoos.

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      Karina 5 years ago from Edinburgh

      What a great ideas for tatoos. Really good advice. Voted up!