Fairy - Fairies represent the link with the magical realms. They are imbued with certain powers to make wishes come true and as a result they are one of the most popular individual forms of tattoos demanded by females.
Falcon - The falcon has long being admired not just for its beauty but also for its strength. It has also been associated with meta-physical powers by ancient peoples.
Fan - Fans were carried by men and women in the east and were also an expression of individuality because of their ornate and unique designs. Some claim they were used to wave away bad spirits but they are mostly associated with Geisha Girls.
Female Symbol - The symbol for females is a circle with a cross hanging from it. It is associated with the Greek goddess Aphrodite.
Fingerprints - Fingerprints, like hand and foot prints are unique to each individual person. In tattoos they are done to express this individuality as the tattoo can never be copied. Some people get the fingerprints of those who have 'touched them' as a sign of their love.
Firefighter - Firefighter tattoos are usually represented by a fire hydrant, dalmatian dog and a firefighter with yellow firefighter's hat. It can also feature the 'firefighters cross' which is a version of the Maltese cross. Firefighters are revered and respected because they risk their own lives to save others.
Fish - Fish tattoos appear in a multitude of different forms and can have many different meanings associated with them. In some cultures they are associated with fertility but can also be associated with wisdom as in the celtic 'salmon of wisdom'.
Fist - The fist as a tattoo is worn as an antagonistic symbol and has been worn by many groups from black radicals to white supremacists.
Flags - Flags are used to identify with a group or nation. They can mean national pride.
Flames - Fire is all consuming and can mean purification and renewal in beliefs. They are a popular form of tattoo in the new school tradition and are tattooed on ankles, forearms or even surrounding the sacred heart symbol.
Fleur de Lis - This symbol is associated with the French monarchy and also with Joan of Arc. As such it represents liberty.
Flowers - Flowers can cover the whole spectrum of individual species and are a hugely popular form of tattoos. All flowers have been admired for their beauty and can have many meanings depending on the variety.
Frog - Frog tattoos are quite a popular design even though there are many different varieties and meanings attached to them. Its choice as a tattoo comes down to aesthetic rather than symbolic reasons. This is partly due to its bright colors which are highly noticeable. Frogs have always been associated with the magical realm popularized by the Princess kissing a frog and turning him into a Prince.