A rooster tattoo is often a symbol of an outgoing personality. In the Norse and Celtic cultures, roosters are seen as members of the underworld. Rooster tattoos also symbolize the rising of the sun, resurrection or renewal.
In the Chinese zodiac, roosters are depicted as hard workers. Those who fall under this sign also have the ability to make sound decisions and are not afraid to speak their minds. Roosters are a symbol of pride, strength, honesty and courage. A rooster also symbolizes a wake-up call. According to What's Your Sign, if a person sees a rooster in his dreams, it is an indication that the person needs to pay special attention to life circumstances and make changes.