The Santa Muerte tattoo can mean a lot of different things to different people. Broadly speaking, it is often seen as a symbol of protection, strength and power. It is often associated with death, as Santa Muerte is the patron saint of the dead, and represented as a type of Grim Reaper figure. Some people may get a Santa Muerte tattoo to represent a spiritual connection to those who have passed away or a reverence for death itself. It can also represent a person’s dedication to justice, their willingness to stand up for what is right, or their connection to their Mexican heritage. Ultimately, its meaning is up to the wearer to decide.