30+ Arabic Tattoo Design Ideas for Men and Women

The Arabic language provides a beautiful and mystical script for tattoos. Also, you can harmonize your Arabic lettering with other symbols to get a more stylish Arabic tattoo. While Arabic is not considered a major design -being closely linked with the Islamic religion, in which there is no tattoo culture- it has gained a popularity as a tattoo motif in the last few years. Another important point is that you should be aware of the meaning of your Arabic tattoo, so before going to the tattooist, you better consult a person who knows Arabic or use a good translation app.

If Arabic language is appealing to you and you are looking for a perfect Arabic tattoo, you are in the right place.  Get ready to check one of best Arabic tattoo designs that we’ve gathered for you.

1. Back Arabic Tattoo 

Nothing is cooler than a back tattoo and we all know this fact. To make it look cooler, arabic words are a perfect choice.
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Nothing is cooler than a back tattoo and we all know this fact. To make it look cooler, Arabic words are a perfect choice.

2. Arabic Tattoo with a Leaf

Sometimes all you need to make your tattoo rock is to add some arabic lettering. Below the leaf, arabic words look amazing.
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Sometimes all you need to make your tattoo rock is to add some Arabic lettering. Below the leaf, Arabic words look amazing.

3. Maze Arabic Tattoo

Those who like creative and smart tattoos will definitely adore this one. Arabic lettering is used in a maze shape.
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Those who like creative and smart tattoos will definitely adore this one. Arabic lettering is used in a maze shape.

4. Semilunar Arabic Tattoo

A semilunar shaped arabic tattoo looks nice, doesn't it? The meaning of it is that the sun and the moon run on their fixed courses calculated with measured out stages for each other.
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A semilunar shaped Arabic tattoo looks nice, doesn’t it? The meaning of it is that the sun and the moon run on their fixed courses calculated with measured out stages for each other.

5. Arabic Tattoo on Hand

In order to see your tattoo every time, is there a better place than your hand? The answer is no, for sure. Go for this hand arabic tattoo.
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In order to see your tattoo every time, is there a better place than your hand? The answer is no, for sure. Go for this hand Arabic tattoo.

6. Heartbeat Arabic Tattoo

Just imagine that your loved one's name is written in a way that looks like a heartbeart. That sound amazing, doesn't it?
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Just imagine that your loved one’s name is written in a way that looks like a heartbeat. That sound amazing, doesn’t it?

7. Arabic Tattoo on Chest

Here is a perfectly aligned arabic calligraphy. All of these details harmonize with one another in a perfect way.
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Here is a perfectly aligned Arabic calligraphy. All of these details harmonize with one another in a perfect way.

8. Simple Arabic Tattoo

Collarbone is one of the sexiest part of the body, isn't it? An arabic lettering will look amazing on your body, for sure.
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Collarbone is one of the sexiest part of the body, isn’t it? An Arabic lettering will look amazing on your body, for sure.

9. Arabic Tattoo on Wrist

A small Arabic calligraphy tattoo is ready to make you shine. Everyone will want you to show your wrist, are you ready for it?
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A small Arabic calligraphy tattoo is ready to make you shine. Everyone will want you to show your wrist, are you ready for it?

10. Triangle Arabic Tattoo

The meaning of this tattoo is God is enough
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The meaning of this tattoo is “God is enough”. So, if you want to show your love for God, you can symbolize it with a triangle-shaped Arabic tattoo.

11. Tasnim Arabic Tattoo

Here is a tattoo of a special name in Arabic. It's called tasnim and it has an amazing meaning: A spring in paradise.
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Here is a tattoo of a special name in Arabic. It’s called tasnim and it has an amazing meaning: ‘A spring in paradise’.

12. Arabic Tattoo with a Butterfly

In order to love somebody, you should love yourself first. Get an Arabic tattoo that means
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In order to love somebody, you should love yourself first. Get an Arabic tattoo that means “Love yourself first” to not to forget it.

13. Heart Arabic Tattoo

Arabic lettering allows tattooist to ink words and sentences in a particular shape. Look at how cute this tattoo looks in a heart shape.
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Arabic lettering allows tattooist to ink words and sentences in a particular shape. Look at how cute this tattoo looks in a heart shape.

14. Floral Arabic Tattoo

If you want to say
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If you want to say “If you knew my whole story, you would be proud of me”, you should go for this tattoo. Floral tattoo lovers can also decorate it like the one above.

15. Short Arabic Tattoo

Hand tattoos are always a popular choice. Go for a small and chic Arabic lettering tattoo to look nice.
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Hand tattoos are always a popular choice. Go for a small and chic Arabic lettering tattoo to look nice.

16. Back of Arm Arabic Tattoo

Fathers are always daughters' first love. To immortalize your love of your father, getting a tattoo that means father may be a great idea.
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Fathers are always daughters’ first love. To immortalize your love of your father, getting a tattoo that means “father” may be a great idea.

17. Animal Arabic Tattoo

Be brave and strong like a lion and elephant. Remind these words to yourself every time with this tattoo.
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Be brave and strong like a lion and elephant. Remind these words to yourself every time with this tattoo.

18. Tree Arabic Tattoo

Trees symbolize wisdom, knowledge and growth. Plus, getting a family tree will help you express your love that you feel towards your family.
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Trees symbolize wisdom, knowledge and growth. Plus, getting a family tree will help you express your love that you feel towards your family.

19. Big Arabic Tattoo

A giant back tattoo in Arabic is sure to make you stand out from the crowd. It looks super-complicated and you need a talented tattoo artist for it.
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A giant back tattoo in Arabic is sure to make you stand out from the crowd. It looks super-complicated and you need a talented tattoo artist for it.

20. Cedar Arabic Tattoo

The symbolic meaning of a cedar tree is protection. It is believed to protect people from harm and evil. With all of its meaning, you should give it a shot to this tree.
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The symbolic meaning of a cedar tree is protection. It is believed to protect people from harm and evil. With all of its meaning, you should give it a shot to this tree.

21. Scorpion Arabic Tattoo

A scorpion with incorporated Arabic calligraphy looks so creative. Those who are looking for a creative tattoo design should definitely go for it.
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A scorpion with incorporated Arabic calligraphy looks so creative. Those who are looking for a creative tattoo design should definitely go for it.

22. Arabic Calligraphy Shoulder Tattoo

Here is an another Arabic calligraphy tattoo to give it a try. You can also get its smaller one if you like smaller tattoos.
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Here is an another Arabic calligraphy tattoo to give it a try. You can also get its smaller one if you like smaller tattoos.

23. Arabic Arm Tattoo

Crown tattoos have always been one of the most popular choices. You can add Arabic words below it to make it more gorgeous.
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Crown tattoos have always been one of the most popular choices. You can add Arabic words below it to make it more gorgeous.

24. Gazelle Arabic Tattoo

It's a freehand gazelle in tribal. The combination of Arabic lettering forms the shape of a gazelle. Are you ready to rock?
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It’s a freehand gazelle in tribal. The combination of Arabic lettering forms the shape of a gazelle. Are you ready to rock?

25. Arabic Font Tattoo Design

It’s just an amazing language, isn’t it? You can get an Arabic tattoo on your arm near to your wrist and look fabulous.
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It’s just an amazing language, isn’t it? You can get an Arabic tattoo on your arm near to your wrist and look fabulous.

26. Hand Arabic Tattoo 

A hand tattoo with a significant Arabic character. This tattoo is definitely for those who are bold to get something like this.
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A hand tattoo with a significant Arabic character. This tattoo is definitely for those who are bold to get something like this.

27. Meaningful Arabic Tattoo 

Are karma believers here? If yes, we have a great idea for you. The meaning of the tattoo above is 'Do good and good will come to you.'
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Are karma believers here? If yes, we have a great idea for you. The meaning of the tattoo above is ‘Do good and good will come to you. ‘

28. Queen Arabic Tattoo 

To make yourself experience the queen vibe, getting a crown tattoo may be a nice idea. Arabic lettering below it is a nice detail, too.
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To make yourself experience the queen vibe, getting a crown tattoo may be a nice idea. Arabic lettering below it is a nice detail, too.

29. Big Back Arabic Tattoo 

In order to love somebody else, we should love and embrace ourselves first. That tattoo reminds you this: 'Love yourself first'.
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In order to love somebody else, we should love and embrace ourselves first. That tattoo reminds you this: ‘Love yourself first ‘.

30. Floral Arabic Tattoo

In this world, everything will pass because nothing is permanent. You should get this tattoo meaning 'Everything is temporary' if you believe it.
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In this world, everything will pass because nothing is permanent. You should get this tattoo meaning ‘Everything is temporary ‘ if you believe it.

31. Arabic Text Tattoo

Cover all of your upper leg with Arabic lettering. When you wear shorts and skirts, your leg tattoo will look amazing.
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Cover all of your upper leg with Arabic lettering. When you wear shorts and skirts, your leg tattoo will look amazing.

32. Cool Arabic Tattoo

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“Every person leaves his own mark.” To leave your mark on your body, why don’t you get a tattoo that gives this meaning?

With its unique letters and symbols, the Arabic language is quite interesting. Don’t wait too long to get an Arabic tattoo. You will look amazing with it. Which Arabic tattoo do you like most above? Let us know in the comments!

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Soheil Khaledi

I've been a tattoo artist for over 13 years, working in 35 states and abroad. My art is prominent in the Pacific Northwest and Hawaii. I also tattoo on military bases in foreign countries. I share my inspirations on my blog.

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