Whether you’re a tattoo artist or looking for a font for your own tattoo, you’ll find plenty of great options here. This page showcases 50 specific fonts that are excellent choices. You’ll find some premium fonts that must be purchased, as well as a collection of the best free tattoo fonts.
Fortunately, all of the fonts showcased here are very affordable. You won’t need to spend a lot of money to get access to an amazing font, so there is no need to limit yourself only to the free options.
I’ve included some pricing information for the premium fonts. Many of them are available with a subscription to Envato Elements, which also gives you unlimited access to millions of resources (photos, graphics, fonts, music, sound effects, etc.) for prices starting at $16.50 per month.
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The Best Tattoo Fonts
Memento Mori is a gorgeous tattoo font that starts at just $14.
Familia is a beautiful calligraphy font (starting at $20).
Black Angelina is a decorative handwritten font that is ideal for tattoos. You can get access to this font with a subscription to Envato Elements.
Maldito is another calligraphic tattoo font, starting at $20.
Lordish is a medieval blackletter font that starts at just $15.
Cattedrale is a gothic blackletter font that comes in four variations. The package, starting at $20, also includes some decorative elements that can be used with the font. These decorative elements can also be extremely useful for tattoo designs.
Rumble Tattoos is a nice script font that is available with a membership to Envato Elements.
Gold Queen is a stylish vintage font starting at $15.
Black Cameo is a decorative blackletter font that comes with a set of ornaments to use with your text. The font and ornaments are available to Envato Elements subscribers.
Tattooed Sailor is a vintage serif font that starts at just $14.
Custody Script is a decorative font that includes some alternatives and is available with an Envato Elements subscription.
Southside is a gothic blackletter font that comes with a package of decorative elements (starting at $18).
Supremo is a street font that is perfect for tattoos (starting at $18).
Milestone Script is handwritten font with a few variations. It is available through Envato Elements.
Tribal is a calligraphic font designed for tattoos. Pricing starts at $18.
Young Heart is a decorative Victorian font that comes with a set of decorative elements (starting at $14).
Vanderink is a decorative vintage font that is available to Envato Elements subscribers.
Sarcastic Typeface is a handmade vintage font that comes in four different varieties and starts at $15.
Blaze & Glory is an elegant Victorian font that also comes with some decorative elements (starting at $18).
Designed specifically for tattoo art, Tattoo Master is a decorative vintage font that starts at $14.
Incognito is a decorative serif font that was designed with tattoos in mind. You can get access with an Envato Elements subscription.
Chicano is a stylish script font with licensing starting at $16.
Gangsta is an urban-inspired blackletter font for tattoos (starting at $18).
Santiago is a decorative blackletter font that was designed with tattoos in mind. It is available with a membership to Envato Elements.
Rumble Brave is an ornamental vintage font starting at $15.
Sacred Bridge is a vintage Victorian font and the package (with extras) includes a total of 11 fonts, starting at $25.
Acuentre is a script font that also comes with some decorative elements to match the font design. It’s available through Envato Elements.
Lasting is a script font that can work well for tattoos. It is available through Envato Elements.
Alevattros is a beautiful handwritten font that works well for tattoos.
Free Tattoo Fonts
While the fonts listed above are excellent choices, there are also some good options that are available for free.
New Rocker is free for personal and commercial use.
Milkshake is a stylish script font that is clear and easy to read (free for personal and commercial use).
This popular script calligraphy font is free for personal and commercial use.
Aguafina Script is a beautiful calligraphy font.
If you’re looking for a script font that works well for tattoos, Kaushan Script is an excellent choice (free for personal and commercial use).
Reklame Script is a beautiful bold brushed script font.
Pacifico is another bold script font with a distinctive look.
Gothic Ultra OT is a slightly distressed calligraphic font.
If you’re looking for a big, bold font, you may want to consider ChunkFive (free for personal and commercial projects).
Indigo is an ultra bold font that also comes as an outline font.
Acknowledgement is an all caps slab serif font that is free for personal and commercial use.
Origicide is a unique bold and angular font.
While it’s not the easiest font to read, Pincoyablack is a bold, unique font that could work very well in the right situation.
Reey is a handwritten font “with awesome capitals”.
Astonished is a free (or personal and commercial use) sans serif font with a distressed and grungy look.
Misproject is a grungy all caps font.
Shortcut is a distressed all caps font.
Heavyweight (free for personal and commercial use) is a bold all caps distressed and grungy font.
Porcelain is a grunge calligraphy or script font.
EDO is a bold brush stroke font that comes in all caps (free for personal and commercial use).
Nosifer Caps is a bold all caps font with an interesting drip effect.
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