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First Name Tattoos
We say that to name a thing is to define it and indeed this help to define our world. When we name something we know what it is, we can categorize it, understand it maybe. We use First Name Tattoos Designs not just for places and things of course, but for ourselves and ourselves as people.
Indeed, many cultures viewed names as a source of power. Some societies even deemed names so powerful that they would call themselves by an alias and refuse to tell all but a very few their true name with the intent of maintaining their source of power, unless, of course, they had a name tattoo design then everyone knew.
Mythology is full of characters with secret names; names that can destroy, names that hold a spell over other individual, names that bring wonderful rewards. Magicians, sorcerers and Cabalists would choose magical names that had meaning for their own intent, for the kind of power they were intending to wield.
All throughout history names were chosen for children for a variety of reasons, many times in the hopes that the child would live up to the name selected. In some societies generic names were selected for the child until they were old enough to choose one for themselves, a name that would define the life that they wanted for themselves.
Today parents rarely consider the kind of importance that older societies put on the naming of a child. In fact, modern society does not put much stock in the importance of names as it does in the way it sounds or whether or not it is popular. Below are Four first name tattoo designs.
Strangely enough, simply not believing in the power of names doesn’t seem to have changed the fact that it still holds influence over us. Many of us come to resonate with our first names over time, and people who know us associate our name with our personality or specific characteristics.
Today we display and wear our first name tattoo designs with pride, taking a fierce sort of pleasure in letting everyone know who we are and what we have to give to the world.