Star tattoos have several meanings. This body art is often a symbol of truth and hope. A star can also symbolize one's determination to find light and truth in the midst of darkness.
A nautical tattoo is a symbol for the hope that soldiers and sailors return home safely. Shooting stars can symbolize the desire to improve one's life or the birth of a child. Falling stars have a similar meaning to shooting stars, as shooting stars eventually fall, which can have a negative or positive connotation. A tattoo that features a series of stars can symbolize milestones or accomplishments in one's life.