Getting a tattoo of an angel can be a very personal decision. It can be a representation of one’s faith or of deeper struggles. Sometimes a tattoo of an angel defeating Satan can be a reminder of a personal struggle against darkness or a reminder to keep fighting. For some an angel is a way to remember someone special and picture them as an angel or with an angel looking out for them.
A popular choice for tattoos is the Archangel Michael because of his strength and power. He is famously depicted killing Lucifer, a scene that is very popular for tattoos. Another choice is to get a tattoo of a female angel either just a beautiful woman or a representation of someone familiar. For some a female angel is a way to show the person they love as their literal angel or it can be to remember a love that has passed on.
Another choice for men getting angel tattoos is to have a guardian angel tattoo. This can be an angel that is already named, such as the archangel Michael, or an angel that is more personal. These tattoos are often depicted as looking down or as representing something very personal to the wearer.
The angel of death is another popular angel tattoo for men because of its creepy nature and its representation of death. Many people have a fear of death or want to show their escape from the angel of death or show that death awaits everyone. There are different depictions of the Angel of Death from a simple angel helping someone pass on, to dark, skeletal angels.
For a man one of the most popular reasons for getting an angel tattoo is to show a connection to their faith. This connection can be expressed as devotion to a particular angel, such as the angel of justice or it can simply be used as a representation of a devotion to God. Whatever the reason for getting an angel tattoo we have plenty of options here to give you ideas and find something that speaks to you.