Angelina Jolie has multiple tattoos where the meanings are mostly for supporting her family and demonstrating her beliefs. She actually had several tattoos removed or covered up over the years, especially those associated with her exes.The meaning behind her "Know Your Rights" tattoo is in honor of her favorite band. "Know Your Rights" is one of her favorite songs by The Clash. The ink is located directly on her back in between her shoulder blades.
There are multiple meanings behind Angelina Jolie's Roman Numeral tattoo. The number is "13" and according to Angelina one reason for the ink is because she does not believe in superstitions. She later added to the tat "V MCMXL" which is for May 13, 1940.
Angelina Jolie's Cambodian tattoo meaning is meant to bring protection to her and her son Maddox, who is from Cambodia. The ink is written in Khmer script and is located on Angelina's left shoulder blade. The quote is from a Buddhist Pali Incantation and translates to "May your enemies run far away from you. If you acquire riches, may they remain yours always. Your beauty will be that of Apsara. Wherever you may go, many will attend, serve and protect you, surrounding you on all sides".
Angelina Jolie's prayer quote tattoo's meaning was in honor of her mother. The quote says "A prayer for the wild at heart, kept in cages". The quote is from Tennessee Williams, a famous American playwright.
Angelina Jolie's cross tattoo meaning at the time was for her marriage to Johnny Lee Miller. Angelina got the ink done the day before their wedding. The cross covers up a past tattoo of a dragon.
The meaning behind Angelina Jolie's Bengal Tiger tattoo was to commemorate her Cambodian citizenship. Her son Maddox was born in Cambodia and Angelina completed her citizenship. The tiger is one of her largest designs, spanning nearly a foot long across her back.
The meaning for Angelina Jolie's Arabic script tattoo is "Determination". This particular tattoo covers up her previous tattoo of multiple lines with her ex-boyfriend Billy Bob Thornton.
The meaning for Angelina Jolie's coordinates tattoo is in memory of where her family and children were born. This tattoo covers up a previous ink that was for her ex Billy Bob Thornton. Angelina has since added Brad Pitt's birth place coordinates to the design.
The meaning behind Angelina Jolie's "h" tattoo could either be for her brother or her ex-boyfriend, both of which have a last name starting with an "h". The letter was done in rune style script and is located on her wrist.
Angelina Jolie's Latin tattoo meaning translates to "What nourishes me, destroys me". This phrase is located right next to the cross ink. Both were done for her marriage to Johnny Lee Miller.