Wing Tattoo Meaning. Wings, of any type or style, are generally a symbol of freedom, an ability to liberate oneself from the shackles of whatever holds or binds them. This is one of the most popular tattoo meanings in the world and wings are one of the best ways to express that meaning.
Accordingly, what does a single angel wing tattoo mean?
Meanings of Angel Wings Tattoos
The wings are symbolic of a guardian angel. People often attach angel wings to a memorial or tribute tattoo of a lost loved one. They hope that the loved one will serve as a guardian angel moving forward in life. People also get angel wings on their backs as a symbol of strength.
Additionally, what do wings symbolize in the Bible?
The Torah and the Bible use wings as a metaphor in that way in Psalm 91:4, which says of God: “He will cover you with his feathers, and under his wings, you will find refuge; his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.” The same psalm mentions later that people who make God their refuge by trusting him can expect …
What does a tattoo of an angel mean?
Derived from the Latin word, ‘angelus,’ the word ‘angel‘ originally translated to ‘messenger of god. ‘ Typically, angel figures are related to one’s spirituality. But, they can also represent earthly sentiments, like romantic love, wrath, and doubt.
Also known as the defenders of all living things, guardian angels are tattooed on the body together with an infant or a younger child to surface the angel’s caring and nurturing nature. People usually get this kind of design because they wanted to let people know that an angel is guiding them always.
Black angel wings represent Fallen Angels, nearly all the time. Occasionally, they may be certain tiers, such as archangels. Might mean Dark Is Not Evil and/or Good Is Not Nice.
Spiritually they represent transformation, manifestation, power, and inner-strength. An eagle may appear in your life when you are being called to expand your reality, align your actions with your spiritual values, and conquering obstacles that have held you back such as self-doubt or others standing in your way.
In Christian art, the eagle often represents the resurrection of Christ because the sight of an eagle rising in flight is a powerful one.
The Golden Eagle
The eagle eating a snake while perched upon a cactus is from an ancient Aztec legend in which the Aztec people were told by Huitzilopochtli (their God) that to find their promised land, they were to find the place where an eagle landed on a nopal cactus while eating a snake.
The Aztecs were a warrior society, and the eagle was commonly associated with warriors. The bird was considered brave, daring, and fearless. The Aztecs engaged in wars to obtain sacrifices for their gods and expand their empire. Therefore the eagle’s traits were integral to their survival as a people.