The meanings behind Liam Payne's tattoos are all personal to him (most being tributes to his family and band). His feather tattoo meaning is a tribute to his grandmother. When Liam was young his mother would tell him that his grandmother left "feathers" for them after she died so he would always have a connection to her.
The meaning behind Liam Payne's Egyptian hieroglyphics tattoo is unknown but the hieroglyphics combined and read "Liam". The ink is located near his feather design and "I figured it out" quote on his arm.
Liam Payne has not revealed the meaning for his "Only time will tell" tattoo. However, many believe the quote is associated with his ex-girlfriend Danielle Peazer. The quote is located on Liam's wrist.
The meaning of Liam Payne's chevron tattoo is most likely for each of his four bandmates. Each arrow points in "One Direction" and consists of four lines. The chevron design has become very popular in recent years but this one seems to have a more sentimental meaning to Liam.
The meaning behind Liam Payne's screw tattoo was to stay grounded alongside his bandmates no matter how famous their careers become. Harry Styles and Zayn Malik also share the same design. The screw is located on Liam's left and right ankles.
The meaning for Liam Payne's quote tattoo is in honor of his family and other relationships. The quote read "Everything I wanted but nothing I'll never need". Basically the quote is supposed to be a reminder that his friends and family come before anything materialistic.
The meaning for Liam Payne's "I figured it out" tattoo was in honor of One Direction's song "You & I". Liam had the ink done before the song was released but many of his fans caught on pretty fast. The quote is inked on near his feather tattoo.