Most names of famous tattoo shops are a combination of a phrase or a word and the word "tattoo." These include Fortune Tattoo in Portland, Oregon, Black and Blue Tattoo in San Francisco, California and Shanghai Tattoo in Shanghai, China.
Some tattoo parlors choose more complex names, such as Bert Grimm's World Famous Tattoo Shop of Long Beach, California, Gill Montie's World Famous Tattoo Mania in Beaumont, Texas or Johnny Jackson's World Famous Texas Body Art Tattoo Studio in Houston, Texas. All of those parlors boast award-winning artists, and some have been around for a long time and have gained good reputations through the years.
There are also frequent references to tattoo-related words in tattoo shop names. For example, Sleevemasters in Sydney, Australia references the sleeve, a type of tattoo that covers the arm from shoulder to wrist. Other body art shops include the word "studio," evoking a professional tone. These include Mana'o Tattoo Studio in Papeete, Tahiti.
Meanwhile, other tattoo shops do not include any tattoo-related reference at all. Into You in London, England, AKA in Berlin, Germany, Hanky Panky in Amsterdam, Holland, Rising Dragon in New York City and Hart and Huntington, which has multiple locations, create a sense of mystery and intrigue.