These tattoo ideas, inspired by celebrities, are as meaningful as they are eye-catching.

By Maressa Brown
Updated: May 06, 2019
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When choosing body art that speaks to you, chances are you're looking to a variety of sources for inspiration. Social media is probably chief among them. And celebrity moms' social media even more so!

Angelina Jolie floors us with her the stunning list of coordinates—each representing the birthplace of one of her children. Chrissy Teigen, Ayesha Curry, and Hilary Duff are also among the many famous mamas who rock beautiful ink that pays tribute to their little ones or is meaningful in another, personal way.

Here, 10 tattoo ideas for moms, inspired by celebrities.

1. Kids' Zodiac Constellations Tattoos on the Forearm

Jessica Alba has the constellations associated with three zodiac signs tattooed—one for each of her three children. As she noted on her Instagram post: "Honor Gemini ♊️ Haven Leo ♌️ Hayes Capricorn ♑️."

2. Baby's Name Hand Tattoo

Adele has several tattoos—including this one of her son Angelo's name on her hand.

3. Babies' Names Tattoos on the Forearm

If you're not keen on getting your L.O.'s name on your hand, take a tip from Drew Barrymore who has her daughters' names—Olive and Frankie—on her inner forearm.

4. Star Tattoos for Your Little Ones

Heidi Klum used to have a tattoo in her inner forearm as a tribute to her ex Seal, but now she has four stars that represent her kiddos: Helene, Lou, Henry, and Johan.

5. Hand Tattoo Inspired by Your Child

Jenni "JWoww" Farley rocks a full hand tattoo of her son. She shared photos on Instagram writing, "When your dream artist gives you your dream tattoo @nikkohurtado... my son forever on my hand."

6. Inner Arm & Finger Tattoos Inspired by Family

Chrissy Teigen rocks her husband John and two children's names—Luna and Miles—in super-pretty script on her inner arm. John has Chrissy's name, as well as Luna and Miles. Chrissy also has a delicate heart on her finger.

7. Tattoo of Your Kid's Handwriting

Taye Diggs has this "I Love Daddy" tattoo that was written by his son. You could get a similar "I Love Mommy" or other phrase, modeled after your L.O.'s handwriting.  

8. Meaningful Quote Tattoo

Hilary Duff got this charming quote tattoo on her wrist. (When Johnny Carson asked Bette Davis how to make it in Hollywood, she said, "Take Fountain." Fountain is a main artery in the city that isn't—well, at least, didn't used to be—as congested as others.) Meaningful quotes always make for sweet ink inspo.

9. Animal Tattoos Inspired by Your Kids

Ayesha Curry recently posted her three geometric animal-inspired tattoos, which represent her three kiddos, explaining, "For my unicorn horse riding big girl, my creative free spirited butterfly baby girl and my young wolf." 

10. Symbolic Name Tattoo

You could take inspiration from Jaime King and get a meaningful symbol tattooed with your child's name. She got a dagger on her wrist in honor of her firstborn son James Knight Newman. 

 

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