Tattoos represent an important part of a person in spite of some seeing them solely as a visual ornament. To certain individuals who chose to get a message tattoo, getting the right tattoo font is unquestionably crucial. Tattoo fonts are an important aspect of any message tattoo since it is its core “design.” The message in a tattoo will be greatly affected by the font in use and that is why tattoo artists and enthusiasts alike are after the best tattoo fonts for men and women.
Modified Kristaly Font
Buzz Lightyear’s quote was given a new look and taste due to its Kristaly font.
Custom Handwritten Font
Make your romantic themed tattoos more special and intimate using custom handwritten tattoo fonts.
Lazy Ridden Script
Combine classy cursive tattoo fonts with puns to get a funny but elegant effect.
This sorrowful message was made a bit lighter because of its fancy and pretty font. The “birds” design surely adds a sophisticated taste since it seems like they came flying away out of the feather.
Calligraphy Tattoo Fonts
A Spanish surname tattoo that’s written using Windsong font renders a more personalized touch.
Custom Calligraphy Tattoo Font
Customized calligraphy tattoo fonts make your tattoo look more personalized.
The Verzierte Schwabacherleg gives a more mature perception of the tattoo.
The Great Vibes tattoo font gives a more intimate touch to the tattoo which is great for those with meaning and importance.
Custom Calligraphy Font
This very famous quote from Muhammad Ali is still used widely in the media today. Custom calligraphy tattoo fonts provide a more old-school look complementing aged quotes.
Custom Sanskrit Font
A really unique tattoo made more special by its Sanskrit font. Sanskrit tattoo fonts can be paired with many messages to give them a more serious and mature look.
East Asian Tattoo Font
East Asian fonts are commonly used by artists because of their striking appeal.
“Go then, there are other worlds than these” – Stephen King. An appealing quote for book lovers! The Freebooter Script font gives the tattoo a youthful look.
The tattoos custom font, design, and message come together well in this example.
A famous proverbial saying by John Bradford back in 1555 is coupled with an Allura font to compliment the saying’s old age. Cursive tattoo fonts are versatile and go along with almost any design.
This famous verse from the bible is made more nostalgic using an old English font called Cabazon.
Custom Calligraphy Font
A beautifully designed tattoo that goes with a very deep and meaningful message.
Fancy Tattoo Fonts
Butternut Solid Font
“Erised stra ehru oyt ube cafru oyt on wohsi” is from The Mirror of Erised from Harry Potter and when read backward, it says “I show not your face but your heart’s desire.” The Butternut Solid font imparts a strange but satisfying feel about the tattoo.
Custom Cursive Font
Is love truly enough? This is a unique tattoo with a special handwritten font.
This tattoo font is designed using a combination of old English and tribal font types.
The English Towne font gave this tattoo a nostalgic feeling.
Custom Old English Font
The tattoo’s message and customized old English font give it a more fancy vibe. Shadow application in tattoo fonts enhances their mysterious looks.
Alphabetized Cassette Tapes
This beautiful quote, when paired with Alphabetized Cassette Tapes font, gives off fluttery feelings of youth and innocence. This is a great way to use playful tattoo fonts.
Dancing Script OT
You can also get a tattoo with your significant other’s name on it and mix it in with a fancy font to make them feel more special.
Custom Allura Font
This tattoo comes with a very loose design. As a whole, the font and design give it a mysterious but fancy vibe.
The blue color of the tattoo design looks good paired with a cursive Sevillana font. Its placement on the hand will get it noticed immediately.
Custom Double Layer Font
The types of tattoo fonts are unique and rare because of their usage of black and white inks. Give these tattoo fonts a try!
Modified 5th Grade Cursive
Display your most featured quality because loyalty is in short supply nowadays. Bold tattoo fonts truly increase the intensity of the tattoo’s message.
Cursive Tattoo Fonts
Custom Script Font
Oddly enough, semplicita is a font but it was not used to write this message.
Modified La Sonnambula Font
Its cuteness was enhanced because of its tiny size and La Sonnambula font.
Custom-made Cursive Font
A meaningful message that’s displayed this way would get noticed quickly because of its clear and readable cursive font.
The League Script font complements the message of this inspirational tattoo that impacts others.
This bitter and angry message is written using a Dancing Script font.
Subtly placed, and small in size, this tattoo waits to be discovered just as much as its message.
The Milkshake font is a commonly used cursive font even outside the tattoo industry.
Custom Tangerine Font
Another beautifully designed and written tattoo that inspires us because of its message.
Custom Calligraphy Cursive Font
In memory of a famous actor, Paul Walker. This tattoo is a good example of combining two different but complementing tattoo fonts.
Modified Aguafina Script
A tattoo that comes with a beautiful modified Aguafina font. It’s a subtle tattoo because of its placement.
A tattoo that creates impact due to its design and message. As a result, it dares those who see the tattoo to have more courage.
The Dynalight font maintains this tattoo’s readability despite having no spaces.
Cursive Custom Font
This tattoo has a cute effect because of its custom font but can also be rebellious due to its message.
Roman Numerals Tattoo Fonts
A roman numeral tattoo designed with a rose can signify love and romance while its custom font gives it a more special feel.
Custom Handwritten Font
Instead of buying a ring, this couple chose to get their important dates to their fingers.
Libre Caslon Text
Putting a single number as your roman numeral tattoo definitely gives a more mysterious vibe to it. The Libre Caslon Text font adds a stylish look to the tattoo font due to its beautiful placements of bold and narrow strokes.
This seems like a more subtle way of displaying affection. Custom Roman numeral tattoo fonts are safe choices because these types of tattoos normally don’t demand too fancy designs.
A more upfront design in addition to an Achilles font print that says 5-4-2013 shows just how important this date is for this person.
This tattoo is another example of how choosing the right fonts can change the whole impact of the tattoo. Despite the name having a cursive font and the date having a print font, they seem to complement each other.
Typo Slab Irregular
Another tattoo with a single digit as its message. The Typo Slab Irregular font is super simple as observed by how similar its strokes are.
The tattoo displays the date 7-1-92 which most likely represents her birthdate. Her plain tattoo font birthdate coupled a tribal flare design makes it look more liberal.
Multiline roman numeral tattoos give a more curious touch to itself because it can represent different dates that are important to the person.
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The tattoos circular design gives it its unique quality while its narrow font maintains a good readability.
The Cardo font enhances the message’s simplicity and meaning.
This font is also similar to Justin Bieber’s Roman numeral tattoo.
A tattoo that is subtle places on the back and consequently goes under the person’s hair gives the tattoo more privacy and the viewer with a feeling of discovery when they get to see the tattoo.
Print Tattoo Fonts
Wilma Mankiller Old
The Wilman Mankiller Old font makes the tattoo look more classic because of its familiar look.
Give your bible verse tattoos more old-school effect by applying the Junicode font. Old English fonts are usually the best choices when choosing very old quotes as a message for their tattoos.
You can also get a custom-made font for your bible verse tattoos to give it a more contemporary look.
This quote was from the famous author Ernest Hemingway. The Cutive font gives a mature look to the tattoo because of its old-school typewriter style.
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Print tattoo fonts make tattoos more straightforward and nostalgic because of their simple and familiar nature.
The Quotus font is a more casual print font. Casual print fonts are best to use with less-serious quotes.
The Panforte font makes the nicely placed tattoo look more youthful.
Sometimes, it is better to keep your message tattoo subjective in order to display your beautiful print tattoo fonts.
This is a tattoo made with Typo Writer font that anyone can add meaning to so it becomes more relatable while remaining mysterious.
Modified Wes Font
Stephanie Meyer wrote “And so the lion fell in love with the lamb,” which was also used in Twilight. Many artists get tattoo fonts and modify them according to their taste.
Placing a message tattoo in a multiline format is a creative design and makes it more unique.
IM Fell English Pro
A quote by Chuck Palahniuk, the deep message gives it a melancholic effect. You can tattoo sad messages coupled with a typewriter font to give them more character.
Script Tattoo Fonts
Script tattoo fonts are usually handwritten and are more informal compared to other fonts. Below are some examples of script tattoo fonts you can use!
“ME” Wrist Tattoo
“TEMPORARY” Forearm Tattoo
This is another tattoo with an ironic message which projects a more comedic vibe.
“Anthony” Wrist Tattoo
Script tattoo fonts uplift tattoo’s spirits as well as give them uniqueness.
“Blessed” Wrist Tattoo
It is a good idea to combine a grateful message from time to time with a cute script font because it enhances the message’s positivity.
Childish Forearm Tattoo
Childish tattoo fonts with youthful designs give out a happy vibe.
Belly Script Tattoo
Music Magic Forearm Tattoo
Tattoo fonts with childish designs are rare because of their youthful nature but can be pulled off by certain artists.
The youthful character of this tattoo is made cuter because of its script font.
“GRL PWR” Ankle Tattoo
The tattoos comedic effect is due to its message going against gender norms.
Forearm Message Tattoo
Pair childish script tattoo fonts with funny messages to make them cute.
Backward Forearm Tattoo
Backward tattoo fonts make you more noticeable because of their rarity.
Love Wrist Tattoo
The tattoo’s cuteness is due to its use of different tattoo fonts in a single word.
Back Quote Tattoo
Bizarre tattoo fonts like this are a great way to add your own unique taste to a tattoo while having a casual vibe.
Tips On Choosing The Best Tattoo Fonts For You
We wrote this article to give you inspirations for choosing the best tattoo fonts for you. You can grab a message from memory of yours, famous movies, or you can make one up yourself. Furthermore, the most important tip is to make it a meaningful tattoo. See how the message feels and take a look at the fonts we have provided you then try it out with those fonts to see how they can give your tattoo a different or unique touch. Once you have an idea of what font you want to use, you can draw out some designs.
Final Thoughts on Tattoo Fonts
Think hard about the message, font, and the overall feel you want to achieve on your tattoo. As seen in the pictures, you can have similar messages but different feels because of the tattoo fonts and design. Finally, you may also opt to combine tattoo fonts to make them more unique and even get a script tattoo to have a more informal design.
Have you found the best tattoo font for your next design?
Hey readers! I’m Jeffrey and your tattoo artist of the day;) I have been drawing and painting my whole life, and after graduating high school I decided it was time for a bigger challenge and I started drawing on people. I’m so fortunate I got to express my creativity through my body art and even more so to share my passion with my now wife Emilie. She started working with me in my tattoo shop as a piercer and I started writing about and photographing, my creations on this blog. I love to hear from you and hope you enjoy our work together!