Below are some reasons why tribal eagle tattoos designs made popular:
- Patriotism - American eagles are associated with the United States. That is why eagle tattoos are mostly worn by military servicemen. The eagle is also thought to represent a noble nature. So, eagle tattoos are considered as symbols of loyalty and dedication to the country.
- Power and Strength - Eagle tattoos are popular with the brave and courageous firefighters, police and military personnel as well. This design inspires them to lend their power and strength to serve their countrymen, just as the eagle stands for power rising above the earth. Biker guys also like wearing this design because it can make them look tougher.
- Wisdom, Pride, Freedom and Spiritual protection - Eagles were worshipped in Greece as well as by many cultures during ancient times. They were even used as ensigns by ancient kings of Persia, Babylon, and other empires. Eagles were believed to bear spiritual protection because of their special connection with both men and the gods since they were high flyers and can reach the sky. For the native American culture, eagles represent wisdom.