23 Awesome Brother and Sister Tattoos to Show Your Bond

One of the closest friends and family members you will have in your life is your brother or your sister. Celebrate this life long bond with a tattoo! A tattoo can be a permanent and stylish way to show the world that you have the best sibling and that you care. To give you some inspiration, we have found 23 awesome brother and sister tattoos so you don’t have to. You will find funny designs, portraits, tattoos with themes and more.

1. Anchor Brother and Sister Tattoos

The first set of tattoos we would like to show you are these matching anchor designs. An anchor tattoo can represent many things but commonly these designs symbolize stability, strength, strong bonds and relationships. That is why this kind of tattoo is perfect for a brother and sister. It shows that you will also be there for each other and you can always rely on each other. Choose a matching design like this or two different anchors.

Anchor Brother and Sister Tattoos

Source: @krisyuka

2. Cute Portrait Tattoo Idea

Many of you will have adorable photos of when you and your sibling were younger. Well, you can turn these pictures into a tattoo! Here we have a cute portrait that has been turned into a trendy and artistic tattoo design. This is such a unique and awesome brother and sister tattoo idea. You can choose any picture you like, but try to choose one of a special day.

Cute Portrait Tattoo Idea for a Brother and Sister

Source: @ziv_tattooer

3. Adorable Pet Tattoo

Next, we have a super cute animal tattoo idea. Here we have matching dog tattoos with a name underneath. You can recreate a design like this one as a memorial to you and your sibling’s childhood dog or just to celebrate your current one. You can have any pet created!

Adorable Matching Pet Tattoo Idea

Source: @krisyuka

4. Geometric Brother and Sister Tattoos

If you want a brother and sister tattoo that isn’t too obvious then this design could be perfect for you. This idea features two triangles, one on each person. One of the triangles has just an outline and the other is colored in. This is a trendy idea where the two tattoos are connected through the design, but they will also look awesome as individual tattoos too. You can have any shape created in any color.

Geometric Brother and Sister Tattoos

Source: @i_wantink

5. Harry Potter Inspired Tattoo

Are you both fans of Harry Potter? Then this tattoo is a must-have. One has the word mischief tattooed on their wrist and the other has managed. This is such a cool and creative idea inspired by The Marauder’s Map that many of you will know. We love this design, it is one of our favorites! You can recreate this or use any other film or movie you both enjoy.

6. Compass Tattoo Idea

Our next tattoo idea is for the travelers of the world. Here we have two compass tattoos. A compass is another design that can mean many things, but generally a compass symbolizes finding your way and not getting lost. This is perfect for siblings that are apart as it can represent how you will always find your way back to each other no matter the distance, and you will always find your way home. One compass has the earth as a background and the other has flowers, you can recreate these or design your own.

7. Trendy Triangle Tattoo

Next, we have a unique tattoo idea to show you. These siblings all have a triangle tattoo. Each triangle is separated into three sections and each one has a pattern in a different section. The different sections represent the order they were born. So, the first born has the first section colored and so on. This is such a creative and unusual idea. You can try a design like this with any shape and with any amount of sections for the number of brothers and sisters.

Trendy Triangle Tattoo Idea for Siblings

Source: @ivoire_noir

8. Gaming Tattoo Idea

Are you and your sibling always playing video games? Then this is the brother and sister tattoo for you! These two have chosen to have a heart and one tattoo reads 1P and the other reads 2P. This represents the number of players in the game. So, the first born can be player 1 one and so on. It is a fun and unique idea!

Gaming Tattoo Idea for a Brother and Sister

Source: @hjtattooist

9. Matching Floral Tattoos with Dates

Another cool idea we have to share are these beautiful matching floral tattoos. These siblings have chosen to have a matching tattoo with a date underneath. The date can be anything you like – from a special day you want to remember together to dates of birth. You can also pair the date with any pattern you like. These tattoos are a great example because they are geometric, trendy and will suit everyone.

10. Funny Brother and Sister Tattoos

Our next idea is for the brothers and sisters who like to joke and have fun. The tattoos have a similar design but they both state that the other one is bad but they love them anyway. This is a cool tattoo for the siblings that are competitive and those that argue about who is the best. It is a unique idea and it will make everyone laugh.

11. Cute Dot Tattoo

Next, we have another cool tattoo that represents the amount of brothers and sisters in your family and when each one was born. Each sibling has four dots, but one of the dots is a circle outline. The circle outline is when you were born so the first born has the outline on the first dot. It is a unique idea and a design like this will look great as an individual tattoo too.

12. Matching Wishbone Tattoos

Do you and your sibling like to stand out from the crowd? Then this is the tattoo for you. Here we have two matching wishbone tattoos. A wishbone design can represent family time when you get together to have roast dinners on special occasions like Christmas, or it can be a reminder that you both should follow your dreams. Whatever meaning you decide, this is an unusual and fun brother and sister tattoo idea.

13. Half Tattoos

The next idea we have to show you is a half tattoo. A half tattoo is when two people have a half a design created. Then when the two are together, the tattoo is whole. This is perfect for brothers and sisters because they are great as one person, but complete when they are together. You can recreate something like this or choose a different design.

Half Tattoos Idea for a Brother and Sister

Source: @tattoomink

14. Cute Brother and Sister Tattoo Idea

If you want a tattoo that is cute then check out this design. Here we have two cartoon characters of a brother and a sister. This is an adorable design and is perfect as a sibling tattoo. You can even have little characters created that look like you both.

15. Pinky Promise Tattoo Idea

As a kid, when you made a pinky promise it was a serious and unbreakable contract. These promises were often made with friends and siblings. So, this tattoo is a fun flashback to those times. This idea features matching pinky promise designs. It is a cute idea that will suit everyone. You can create your hand with any design to so the nails and pink nail polish is optional.

16. Nature Inspired Tattoos

Our next tattoo idea has been created on one person, but we think it will look awesome on siblings too. These two tattoos have a different natural design. One has mountains and trees and the other has waves. Each of you can have a tattoo like this and it can represent your favorite place that you go to together or can show how much you both love the outdoors. It is a great idea for the siblings that do not want an obvious brother and sister tattoo.

Nature Inspired Tattoos

Source: @tattoomink

17. Cute Stick People Tattoo

Next, we have a cute tattoo to show you. These siblings have chosen a stick figure design. One is the brother and the other is the sister. It is an adorable tattoo idea that is subtle too. You can customize the stick people to have different hairstyles so they look like you both.

18. Matching Tattoo Idea

Here we have another matching tattoo idea. Each person has got the same design tattooed on their arm. We love this idea because the tattoos match, but they will look great as individual tattoos too. You can recreate a stylish design like this or create your own that means something to you and your siblings.

Matching Tattoo Idea for Many Siblings

Source: @krisyuka

19. Star Sign Tattoos

Love star signs? Then this tattoo design is for you. For this idea each person has had a star sign tattooed on their finger. You can have your siblings star sign tattooed or your own, so the tattoos will match just like these do. Have the symbol created or choose the actual constellation. Either way, it is a stylish and cool matching tattoo idea.

Small Star Sign Sibling Tattoos

Source: @krisyuka

20. Map and Plane Tattoo

Our next idea is another one for the travelers. This design features a map of the world with an airplane. A tattoo like this is perfect for the siblings who travel but want a reminder of home. You can create with or without the heart shape.

Map and Plane Tattoo Idea

Source: @krisyuka

21. Unique Portrait Tattoo Idea

The next tattoo idea is similar to the tattoo that we featured at the beginning, but the portraits are in frames instead of being an actual photo. It is just another cool way you can have a portrait tattoo of you and your sibling. If you want, you can add other family members too.

22. My Brother’s Keeper, My Sister’s Protector Tattoo

Our next pick is a perfect brother and sister tattoo! This tattoo says it all, no explanation needed!

23. Sun and Moon Tattoo Idea

The last brother and sister tattoo idea we have to show you is this beautiful sun and moon design. A sister should get the sun design because it represents masculine energy, and the brother the moon design because it’s a symbol for feminine mystery.

Sun and Moon Sibling Tattoos

Source: @sarahxe3

We hope you have found some cool brother and sister tattoos!

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Rebecca Puttock


One thought on "23 Awesome Brother and Sister Tattoos to Show Your Bond"

  1. Gail Stewart says:

    Have you created more sister’s words, pretty picture because the oldest graduated in 1978 and myself (Gail) graduated in 1981. Our birthdays are in May 2 days apart here’s 25 mine 27th. We want to make them personal..I Gail has raised 3 boys.. I have one grandson that is 13. The oldest sister raised 1 boy and a girl.. I just hope that you can draw somthing out with all the information that I’ve giving you!
    One last question where are you located ? We sure hope and pray that your near!! If not would you referre us that you believe in to get what we want?

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