61 Cool and Creative Elephant Tattoo Ideas

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Elephant tattoos are very popular for both men and women. The majestic elephant can symbolize many different things as a tattoo. Some believe that an elephant can bring good luck and prosperity, while others believe the elephant is a symbol of power and strength. One thing is for sure, elephants look awesome as a tattoo, so we have found 61 of the best elephant tattoo ideas. There is a design here for everyone, whether you’re looking for something small and subtle or bold and statement making.

1.  Cute Elephant Arm Tattoo

First up we have this cute elephant arm tattoo. The design only uses black ink which creates a stylish and minimal finished result. It is a cute and dainty piece that would be a great first tattoo. You could use this design as inspiration to create your own unique elephant.

Cute Elephant Arm Tattoo for Elephant Tattoo Ideas

Source: @andrejoz

2. Elephant Back Tattoo

If you’re looking for something bolder, this next pick might be for you. This back tattoo features an elephant surrounded by an intricate pattern. A tattoo like this will make statement. The good thing about a back tattoo is that it can be shown off or covered up when you choose. You could have this stunning piece placed anywhere on the body.

Elephant Back Tattoo for Elephant Tattoo Ideas

Source: @lumleyswyd

3. Patterned Elephant Tattoo

Our next pick features a creative elephant. This cute elephant has a unique pattern designed onto it. You could take inspiration from this idea and have any pattern created. The tattoo only uses black ink but you could add in some color for a vibrant patterned elephant.

4. Elephants in a Line Tattoo

Next, we have this super cute tattoo! This one features a line of elephants, one big one at the front and three little ones at the back. It looks like a family of elephants. We love everything about this tattoo the elephants and the placement on the foot. It is a trendy tattoo that will never go out of style.

Elephants in a Line Tattoo for Elephant Tattoo Ideas


5. Floral Elephant Design

Want a tattoo that is creative and bold? Then this next tattoo is for you! This design features a large elephant that has been filled in with bright florals. It is unique and beautiful tattoo. You could have this tattooed anywhere on the body bigger or smaller. Also consider adding in your favourite flowers in your favourite color.

6. Cute Heart Elephants

Our next pick features two of the cutest elephants ever! The design has a big elephant and a smaller one with a heart in the middle of them. Something like this would be perfect as a family or loved one tattoo. The elephants could represent the love you share with someone else. You could even add in some color on the heart.

Cute Heart Elephants for Elephant Tattoo Ideas

Source: @gd_tattoo

7. Creative Origami Elephant

If you want a tattoo that is unique and creative, consider an origami tattoo. This one features an origami elephant with an apple pattern. It is a quirky tattoo that would suit anyone of all ages. You could even add in your own pattern to make it personal to you.

8. Elephant Mandala Tattoo

Next, we have a stunning elephant design. It has the majestic elephant with a dot work mandala behind it. Something like this would suit everyone. You could make it unique to you by creating your own elephant and mandala pattern.

9. Simple Black Ink Tattoo

Our next pick would be perfect as a first tattoo. It is small and cute. The elephant has been placed on the ankle so it is easily covered up. You could have the whole elephant colored in black like this to create a stylish silhouette design. You could also design your own elephant with a different color or pattern.

10. Watercolor Elephant Tattoo

Do you like watercolor tattoos? If so, this next design might be for you. This elephant ink features one big elephant and one small one with a vibrant watercolor design. You could take inspiration from this and create your own elephant with your own color palette.

Watercolor Elephant Tattoo for Elephant Tattoo Ideas

Source: @feline_sick

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  1. Martyn lumley

    September 2, 2018 at 9:05 pm

    Thanks for publishing a picture of my tattoo work . Would you mind changing the credit .
    Tattoo no.2 is by myslelf
    Instagram . @lumleyswyd

  2. Monique

    October 2, 2018 at 11:09 am

    Hi! No problem, we’ll update the photo credit. Thank you for letting us know and keep up the good work.

  3. Liz Elsesser-Reynolds

    July 11, 2019 at 2:02 am

    So I love elephants like anything I’ve ever, so if you have anything else please send them to me

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