Polynesian tattoos are popular designs that are deeply rooted in the traditional cultures and heritage of Polynesia. The symbols used in Polynesian tattoos often represent important spiritual meanings and values that have been passed down through generations. Each individual symbol may represent a story or be linked to a significant event in the wearer’s life. Polynesian tattoos may indicate status, rank, strength, fertility, and the ability to endure hardship. Additionally, they may symbolize beliefs, connection to ancestry, family and friends, loyalty, joy, and protection. Popular Polynesian tattoo symbols include sharks, turtles, lizards, geckos, suns, sea waves, and various flowers. The choice of symbol generally reflects positive qualities that the wearer wants to embody.