13 Cool, Cute & Small Tattoos of Symbols (Part 1)

Some people just want small, cool tattoos of symbols because they simply don't want to commit to large tattoos.

...so here are some cool tattoos that I can suggest. Choose what resonates with your personality among these cute and small tattoos that are tiny in size but BIG in meaning! 

Scroll along to learn more about small tattoo names and what they signify. Enjoy!

"God is Greater than the Highs and Lows". Go figure. Geometric small tattoos made of lines. Artist unknown. #lines #geometric #lettering
Anchor wrist tattoo that is one of the cutest of small and cool tattoos designs #anchor #small #delicate #linework

PLACEMENT: Small tattoos of symbols can be placed at hidden places, behind-the-ears, or on the fingers. The Anchor is one of the most commonly tattooed symbol that represents a sense of "grounding". Anchor designs make for really cool tattoos, definitely.

Have a look at these cool tattoos- tattoos on fingers #small #fingers #geometric #symbols

Check out these beautiful planetary symbols. Don't they make for cool tattoos? Can you name them all?

Beautiful choice of small tattoos, awesome symbolic neck tattoo #symbol #necktattoo #hakunamatata

HAKUNA MATATA: It means no worries for the rest of your days. It's a problem free philosophy... (sing with me now..) One of the cool tattoos, huh?

Awesome ulanome tattoo, artist unknown #ulanome #delicate #detail

ULANOME: The symbol of "Enlightenment". The path starts in the center of the spiral and as one continues down the path, you find yourself wandering and becoming more aware of your surroundings. Once you reach the top of the symbol, it means you have reached enlightenment. Ulanome is part of the big small tattoos collection, maybe this symbol is for you! :)

Symbolic cool tattoos #symbolic #detail #linework

VEGVISIR COMPASS: the Norse symbol of protection. "Vegvisir" is icelandic for "guidepost". They believe that the wearer of this symbol won't get lost and will always find his/her way.

An example for symbolic yet cool tattoos #delicate #triangle #linework #blackwork
VALKNUT: Vikings painted this symbol on their shields to call the Valkyrie to take them to Valhalla if they were killed.
Symbolic linework, definitely belongs to the collection of cool tattoos #linework #symbolic #blackwork
Would you believe that this is a Monogram of ALL THE LETTERS of the English Alphabet?! How cool is that?!
Harry Potter fan tattoo #harrypotter #triangle

Harry Potter fans, here's something to sum up all your Harry Potter lovin' into small, cool tattoos.

Sankofa tattoo #symbol #sankofa #blackwork

SANKOFA: is an Akan term that literally means, "To go back & get it". (SAN - "to return", KO -"to go", FA-"to look, seek or take"). This symbol is often associated with the proverb "Se wo were fi na wosankofa a yenkyi" which means, "It is not wrong to go back for that which you have forgotten". <3

Geometric Viking linework tattoo, artist unknown. A good filler between your small tattoos #linework #geometric #lines #viking

Here's a simple but beautiful Viking symbol that means, "When there's Will, there's a way".

Arrow tattoos, one of the most popular of small, cool tattoos selection #arrows #small #detail #fineline

Arrows are also popular and trending as cool tattoos nowadays! It can mean different things to different persons. It could signify your dreams (by aiming high and representing that with an arrow) or other things!

OHM symbol tattoo, artist unknown. #ohm #symbol
OHM: The OHM is a symbol of protection. It is a prayer/mantra in itself... as it is the combination of all the sounds of the Universe (AH, AUM & MA).
Moon tattoos also belong to the category of cool tattoos, artist unknown, small tattoos in a row #moon #moontattoo

Are you attuned to the phases of the moon tattoos?! Ancients believed its magnetic pulls affect our lives. Everything is connected.


Different Angelic Zibu Symbols

PLACEMENT: Best placed on fingers, palms, behind-the-ears, below the eyes, on the eyelids, somewhere hidden... and anywhere, actually. Just make sure it fits the right spot. Cool tattoos need a cool placement!

High elf runes too choose your perfect small yet cool tattoos #elfrunes #small
Triangles can be transformed into some cool tattoos #triangle #smalltattoo
Glyphs symbols too choose from for your lovely small yet cool tattoos collection #glyphs #symbols
Glyphs symbols can also be transformed into really cool tattoos #glyphs #symbol #lines

Beautiful, aren't they?

Didn't find what you were looking for? Still in the search for designs of cool tattoos? Feel free to suggest some more and we'll look up the meanings for you. ;)