Johnny Depp Tattoos And Their Meanings

Johnny Depp has a several tattoos with meanings that represent his Native American heritage. The meaning behind Johnny Depp's sailer tattoo is for his grandfather. His grandfather was a sailor and the ink is located on his right arm. Depp got the ink done at the Shamrock Social Club, a popular tattoo parlor off Sunset Boulevard.

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Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning for Johnny Depp's question mark tattoo is for his movie "The Brave". The symbol is a part of the "The Brave" movie and is located on the inside of his right leg, just over his ankle.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning behind Johnny Depp's dot tattoos are unknown, however the number 3 is one of Johnny's favorite numbers and this design is similar to Depp's triple rectangle ink. The three dots are located on Johnny's left ankle.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning for Johnny Depp's skull tattoo is unknown, however it is one of Depp's more morbid designs and could even represent his role in Pirates Of The Caribbean. The skull is located on Johnny's upper right arm.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning of Johnny Depp's "Ching" tattoo is to represent putting one foot in front of the other during challenging times. Johnny got the design inked on at one of his favorite tattoo parlors- the Shamrock Social Club.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning behind Johnny Depp's Rook tattoo has yet to be discussed by the star. A rook is a type of crow and is also a popular card game in Kentucky. Yet again Johnny's favorite number, 3, is located on one of the card's being held by the crow.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning for Johnny Depp's Theban tattoo is in honor of his friendship with Damien Echols. Both got the matching ink done together. The design contains a circle that repeatedly says "Brother" in the Theban alphabet.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning of Johnny Depp's "Betty Sue" heart tattoo is to honor his mother. His mother is named Betty Sue so Johnny made a tattoo tribute to his biggest fan. The heart is located on his upper left arm.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

Johnny got his first tattoo at 17 years olf of a Cherokee Indian Chief and the meaning of it was to represent his heritage. The tattoo is located on his right bicep. Since then Johnny has been adopted into the Cherokee Indian Tribe as a member.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning behind Johnny Depp's crow tattoo is meant to represent the movie "The Crow". Depp and his friends Damien Echols, Bill Carter, and others all got the same inking done together on the same day that Damien was convicted for murder. This is the second bird ink that Depp has gotten.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning of Johnny Depp's rectangle tattoos are unclear and the only significance seems to be the symbolism of the number "3". The rectangles are very small in shape and are located on Johnny's right index finger.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning behind Johnny Depp's waitress tattoo is in honor of his mother. His mother used to be a waitress so the design is dedicated to her previous job. The ink is located on Depp's left arm.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The original meaning of Johnny Depp's "Winona Forever" tattoo was in honor of his ex-girlfriend Winona Ryder. However, once the two split Johnny changed the wording to say "Wino Forever". Clearly even celebrities regret past relationships.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning behind Johnny Depp's inverted triangle is unknown but the triangle was originally created by Ilya Chasnik, who is a painter and supporter of Communist beliefs. The ink may be to represent Johnny's political ideas or it could just be a symbol he appreciates.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning for Johnny Depp's guitarist tattoo represents Johnny's son, who drew up the image. The design was done in Austin, Texas as the famous Southside Tattoo Parlor.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

Johnny Depp's flash tattoo meaning represents his adoption into the Comanche Indian Tribe on May 16, 2012. The symbol looks like a flash or inverted "Z" and is a relatively well known Native American symbol. The symbol represents the journey the soul takes and the journey of life. Damien Echols also got the same tattoo inked on making it yet another matching tattoo for Depp and Echols.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

Johnny Depp's "3" tattoo has many meanings to the star. According to Johnny the number is creative and mystical. For Depp the number "3" represents a triangle, with a connection between multiple people or ideals.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

Johnny Depp's Skeleton Key tattoo meaning is to metaphorically represent not having any barriers. Skeleton keys are able to unlock any door, hence the ability of never being stopped and always having power. The skull on the key closely resembles that of the Harley Davidson skeleton key.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning for Johnny Depp's snake tattoo represents his Native American culture and heritage. The snake represents the source of life and is considered to be a spirit animal that brings healing, more energy, and opportunities. Depp got the ink done in 2012 at the Comanche Nation Fair.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

Johnny Depp's three hearts tattoo meaning is for his family, including his ex Vanessa Paradis and their two children- Lily Rose & John "Jack". Two of the hearts are connected which most likely represent the attachment of his children.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning behind Johnny Depp's flying bird tattoo is to represent his movie role in Disney's Pirates of the Caribbean- The Curse Of The Black Pearl. Johnny later added the name "Jack" underneath the flying bird, which is not only his character's name in the movie but also the name his son goes by.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

Johnny Depp's "Salve Ogum" tattoo meaning is associated with the Afro-American deity Ogum. The term "Salve" is latin and means to "Hail/Save". The ink could have a personal or religious meaning to Depp.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

Johnny Depp's comanche shield tattoo's meaning is for his adoption into the Comanche Indian Tribe. Depp not only has been adopted into the tribe but he also has ancestral roots back to the Comanche tribe. The shield is meant to represent the tribe and is located on his right shin.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning of Johnny Depp's "No Reason" tattoo is literally for no reason. Johnny and Marilyn Manson got matching tattoos that both read "No Reason" and both are located on each celeb's wrist.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning of Johnny Depp's "Lily Rose" tattoo is in honor of his daughter. Each letter is made up of rosebuds and is located on Johnny's chest so his daughter can be close to his heart.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning for Johnny Depp's "Brave" symbol tattoo was in honor of his movie "The Brave". "The Brave" was directed by Johnny Depp and is about the life of an American Indian. The ink could also have been associated with Johnny's American Indian heritage.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

The meaning of Johnny Depp's "Silence Exile Cunning" tattoo is from a quote written by author James Joyce. The quote comes from Joyce's book "A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man". The book or author is most likely one that Depp admires and the book is associated with intellectual awakening.

Johnny Depp Tattoos

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