20 Majestic Eagle Tattoos

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The majestic eagle is embraced by our ancestors as the king of birds because of its ability to soar high above the mountains.

While its streamlined feathers are bathed in brilliant sunlight. If you try to visualize it, it's a glorious scenery. And anything as grand as that would make a great tattoo! Despite of its enormous size, it takes flight effortlessly, showing the best of its sleekness high up in the sky. As a tattoo design, the eagle represents power, dominance, and freedom. So if you are looking for a symbolic tattoo to represent such traits, an eagle is a great choice! Read on and enjoy these 20 majestic eagle tattoos packed with trivia, facts and meanings!

Tattoo in cover photo done by Cecil Porter.

As king of birds & rulers of the sky, the eagle's message is about higher thinking, intelligence & mental liberation. Tattoo by Mike Devries.
As king of birds & rulers of the sky, the eagle's message is about higher thinking, intelligence & mental liberation. Tattoo by Mike Devries.
The eagle as a cultural representation has been around for thousands of years. Tattoo by Chris Lain, Pinnacle Tattoo.
The eagle as a cultural representation has been around for thousands of years. Tattoo by Chris Lain, Pinnacle Tattoo.
Eagles have been seen as an embodiment of masculine strength & virility. The Greek god Zeus was often associated with the eagle carrying his lightning bolt. Tattoo by Stuart Cripwell.
Eagles have been seen as an embodiment of masculine strength & virility. The Greek god Zeus was often associated with the eagle carrying his lightning bolt. Tattoo by Stuart Cripwell.
Thus then, the eagle is invoked in tribal rituals for revitalization, creation & healing purposes. Tattoo by Gre Hale
Thus then, the eagle is invoked in tribal rituals for revitalization, creation & healing purposes. Tattoo by Gre Hale

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Tattoo by Dmitriy Samohin
Tattoo by Dmitriy Samohin

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Coming from the mindset that everything and all energy is interconnected, an average wingspan of 5-7 feet in eagles can understandably cause some massive energetic ripples to the Cosmos, thus, prompting rain.

Tattoo by Thomas Hooper
Tattoo by Thomas Hooper
Which is why a large piece tattoo of an eagle is perfect on any part of the body! Tattoo by Jeff Zuck
Which is why a large piece tattoo of an eagle is perfect on any part of the body! Tattoo by Jeff Zuck
This regal creature is used as national symbols in many eastern european countries such as India, Armenia, Mexico, Egypt & United States of America. Tattoo by Tim Kern.
This regal creature is used as national symbols in many eastern european countries such as India, Armenia, Mexico, Egypt & United States of America. Tattoo by Tim Kern.
Visually, the eagle looks sharp, sleek, chiseled & streamlined. Its wings make a great chest piece tattoo. Tattoo by Dave Hartman
Visually, the eagle looks sharp, sleek, chiseled & streamlined. Its wings make a great chest piece tattoo. Tattoo by Dave Hartman
Even the eagle's head as a tattoo is just as beautiful! Tattoo by Domantas Parvainis, Totemas Tattoo, Lithuania.
Even the eagle's head as a tattoo is just as beautiful! Tattoo by Domantas Parvainis, Totemas Tattoo, Lithuania.
Don't you sometimes wish you can ever fly? It would be such a privilege to see the world from a bird's point of view. Tattoo by Remis in Dublin, Ireland.
Don't you sometimes wish you can ever fly? It would be such a privilege to see the world from a bird's point of view. Tattoo by Remis in Dublin, Ireland.
Tattoo by Roddy Mclean.
Tattoo by Roddy Mclean.
With its ability to soar high, eagles are thought of as messengers of the Gods and the bringers of good dreams. Tattoo by Oleg Turyanskiy.
With its ability to soar high, eagles are thought of as messengers of the Gods and the bringers of good dreams. Tattoo by Oleg Turyanskiy.
Nice back placement!
Nice back placement!
This one too! Done by Iggy, Memento Tattoo.
This one too! Done by Iggy, Memento Tattoo.
Native wisdom honors it for its opportunistic ways – gaining its needs in ways that are most efficient. Thus it is associated with the old saying, "Work Smarter, Not harder". Tattoo by Paul Anthony Dobleman.
Native wisdom honors it for its opportunistic ways – gaining its needs in ways that are most efficient. Thus it is associated with the old saying, "Work Smarter, Not harder". Tattoo by Paul Anthony Dobleman.
The swooping eagle looks so powerful as a tattoo! Done by Joe Ellis.
The swooping eagle looks so powerful as a tattoo! Done by Joe Ellis.
Eagle by Fergus Simms, Melbourne tattoo
Eagle by Fergus Simms, Melbourne tattoo

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