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120+ Nobel Deer Tattoo Meaning and Designs – Wild Nature (2017)

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Animal tattoos are very adorable and a good example is a deer tattoo. A deer is a naturally amazing animal that looks great in appearance. The animals have some amazing characters and are applied to symbolize various meanings.

Since there are different types of deer, the meaning will range from one design to another.

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Meaning 

Even though the deer will come in different style and design, they will contain some specific meaning. The tattoo can be applied to symbolize motherhood. This is because the deer are commonly associated with good parenting.

In most cases, you would find the deer mother looking around, while the calf is feeding on the grass. This type of tattoo will mostly be applied to symbolize motherhood. 

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They are also quite gentle and for that, they could be applied to symbolize kindness or gentleness. This is because of their natural character. They also symbolize nobility, which is a very vital value. 

There are other types of deer, like the Stag, which is somewhat different from the kind type. These types of deer will symbolize fertility, lust, and virility. This type will mostly be applied by men, since it usually has the manly characters. These ones will have the horns, which appear like the twigs of a tree. 

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Other symbolism of the deer design includes family, love, peace, benevolence, rebirth, intelligence and peace. They will mostly have positive meanings and they are commonly used as inspirational symbols. The details of the tattoo will determine what it means generally.

That is, if you include other symbols that will go along with the deer design. 

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In addition to these symbolic meanings, the tattoo can also be used as an appreciation of the art. They can be used for their aesthetic aspect. This is common with the head tattoo of the deer. The tattoo can contain other details and customization to make them look perfect.

If you want to apply the tattoo for its artistic aspect, you will need to ensure that you understand the tattoo and its meaning. 

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Placement 

There is no limitation on the placement of these tattoos. However, you will want to put some factors into consideration. One of the things you will want to consider is the size of the tattoo. The details of the tattoo, in terms of the additional symbols, will determine the placement of the tattoo.

If the tattoo will bigger, you will want to place it where there is enough flesh.

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For instance, you can have it applied on the back, the chest, the arm, the thighs, or on the sides. You can also apply it at the back of the hand, with the horns curving upwards towards the wrist. It can also look good on the wrist or the legs. Ensure that you choose the right area to place the tattoo. 

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Types of the deer tattoos

The types of these tattoos will range in terms of the details included in that tattoo. Some will have a plain deer design while others will have a blend of symbols and words. Here is a look at some of the common types of the deer design tattoos:

  • Tribal deer design

This is taking shape to become one of the most popular tattoos of the deer. These tattoos will have the Celtic and the Native American features and characters. The meaning of the tattoo will range in terms of the characters included.

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The tribal designs tend to have a deeper, spiritual meaning that makes them highly valued by the bearer. Always ensure that you understand the real meaning of the feature and characters of the tribal deer. 

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This is another tattoo that has a great meaning and it is also very much unique. Just as the name suggests, this is a tattoo that has been designed with the skull of the deer. It will not have colorful themes. Also, it is mostly applied by the hunters and they could be used to commemorate a hunter. 

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  • Deer Antler design 

This tattoo is also a common selection of the deer designs and it will be used to symbolize strength and virility. It originates from the god of lust, of the Celtics, Cernunnos. For that, it can also be used to symbolize fertility. Ensure that you find a perfect tattooist to apply the tattoo as it is expected. 

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  • Deer head design 

This is a simple design of the deer head and it will come in different forms. The head can be applied with different details. It could be a head that is covered with some bush. Also, it might be a simple head design with the deer facing in front or appearing with either of its sides covering the skin.

The design and features included on this tattoo will determine the overall meaning.

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  • Deer track designs 

You can also have the tracks of the deer applied anywhere around your body. The tracks may include a few tracks of a single deer or it can be a set of tracks of many deer. This one can mean that there is a direction in life that the person is following.

It could be that they are imitating the characters of the deer, or it could mean that they have been inspired by a hunter. 

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This is a unique design that will entail a deer head with arrows passing through its neck. It can be used to symbolize the life of a hunter, or commemorating a deceased hunter. It could also be applied by a deer keeper to show that the deer was killed by poachers. 

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  • Deer President tattoo

When you want to enjoy the elegance of the deer design tattoo, this is one of the best that will look classy, with some blend of life into it. It will include the portrait of the deer, with a tie and a coat and a photo frame. This one tends to be more manly and it will contain various meanings all together.

Regardless of your type of tattoo, you will want to ensure that you choose the right one. If you are sensitive about the symbolism, ensure that you understand the meaning before applying it.

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