70+ Prestigious Roman Numeral Tattoo Designs & Meanings – Special and Creative (2019)

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Roman numeral tattoos have become so popular. We find various celebs in sports and music industry adopting these types of tattoos. However, everything that exists has its own history and how it originated.

Surprising, one would think that roman numeral tattoos started as prestigious thing as it is today. However, this kind of tattooing started in the Roman Empire and was used as a form of punishment. In fact, the Romans used to label their slaves and other criminals who conducted barbaric acts.

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However, due to the spread of Christianity in the Roman Empire, the use of tattoos on slaves ended gradually but some remained with the tattoos. The young generation started admiring the tattoos and began having them on their bodies voluntarily.

This began the spread of roman numeral tattoos across all nations.

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These tattoos are created by having roman numerals drawn on one body in different designs. The roman numerals used could have various meanings that is only known by the bearer. For example, you could have a tattoo that shows the day you were born, the day you got married and so on.

The roman numerals are I, II, III, IV, C, D, and so on. Below are various types of roman numeral tattoos being drawn by different people.

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Roman numerals on fingers

This tattoo is done by drawing roman numbers on the fingers. For example, the first finger may be allocated the number one in roman numeral.

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Roman numeral tattoo

Roman numeral tattoo

The second figure is drawn II, the third III and so on. In other cases, people only write on only one finger per hand to symbolize a certain number that is important to them. Roman numerals on fingers look so good and flowery. It is a good design to adopt if you are roman numeral tattoo fan.

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Cat Scratching Roman Numerals

This is a tattoo that takes the eyes by surprise. It is drawn on the back and the roman numerals mainly used are the XXIV.

When a cat is drawn below the numerals with its legs stretching towards the numerals, it appears like XXIV are scratch marks by a cat and before you realize they are roman numerals, you will have to have checked keenly and closely.

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Roman numeral tattoo

What a classic tattoo it is. It is one of the best roman numeral tattoos out there.

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An infinity symbol comprised of Roman numerals

An infinity symbol looks like ‘8’ rotated at 90 degrees. Roman numerals are written on a person’s hand forming a shape of infinity, the numerals may be having a specific meaning which makes the tattoo more special and creative.

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This tattoo can be modified even to form the abstinence symbol which is used widely in fight against HIV/AIDS. It is not bad tattoo to have.

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Wedding date Roman Numerals with a love heart

This type of tattoo has been mainly used by people who are about to tie their knots. It is drawn on both partners chest as sign of their love and the day it will be cemented by matrimony vows.

A heart that represents love is tattooed on the chest and besides it, the wedding day is also tattooed in roman numerals. Are you about to walk down the aisle, why don’t you try this? It is a cool tattoo.

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Anniversary Date on the wrist

The wrist is mainly used to put on a watch which is used as reminder of time. The same case, a tattoo is done on the wrist of the date of a certain anniversary. The date is done in roman numerals which makes it more unique.

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Roman numeral tattoo

This tattoo acts as a constant reminder of the anniversary date once you look at your wrist. It is very suitable for people who are forgetful of important events.

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Roman Clock Tattoo

Majority of the clocks are labeled in roman numerals. Some people tend to tattoo themselves at their back or chest the roman clock which makes the tattoo a type of the roman numeral tattoos. The tattoo may look simple but it is very elegant especially when a flower is drawn at the center of the clock.

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Roman Numerals at the Back

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This tattoo is generally for writing any roman numeral that one want. Since the back has a large space for tattooing, if the numerals you want to tattoo are so many, this would be the ideal roman numeral tattoo.

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Some of the Celebs with Roman Numeral Tattoos

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  • Rihanna

Rihanna has got a roman numeral tattoo at the left shoulder. Her tattoo is the date of birth of her best friend and surprisingly, her friend has also a roman numeral tattoo whose meaning is the Rihanna’s date of birth. It is a very cool and creative tattoo.


  • Miley Cyrus

Miley decided to tattoo herself on her arm. The tattoo’s meaning is the day that her mum and dad first met. Hence, it is a constant reminder to them of their first day. Great thinking too!

  • Beyonce

Beyonce roman numeral tattoo is the IV that is found on her finger. 4 is important in Beyonce’s life since she was born on the 4th date of the month and got married the fourth day of the month. Therefore, the IV is very symbolic which appears nice on her finger.

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  • Demi Lovato

Demi has a tattoo on her left wrist. It is an anniversary tattoo since it is a reminder of her dad who passed away in year 2013.

  • Selena Gomez

Selena’s roman numeral tattoo is the date when her mum was born. It is located close to her neck. It is also a cool tattoo.


Therefore, from all the above celebs, its is evident that majority of the roman numeral tattoos are mainly dates and numbers that has symbolic meaning to the bearer. They are used as reminders to certain events that happened which makes them tattoos with benefit.

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Roman numeral tattoo

It is easy to forget a date written on a diary but it is difficult to forget when the reminder is right on your body. You could find it difficult writing a certain number in roman numerals but no need to worry. There are various online roman numerals converters. They help one achieve any roman numeral required.

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