30 Magnificent Upper Back Tattoos

Upper back tattoos are most fashionable in the sense that they look simply great. It is just not a favorite location for men, but women too wear exotic pieces on their upper back. They also have an advantage to boast their tattoos in their sexy backless dresses.

However, this list includes upper back tattoo ideas for both men and women. Angels and wings look the best on upper back than on any other location. Letterings of beautiful quotes are yet another fantastic idea for an upper back piece. Besides, if you are a creative mind then you can think of any unique custom design to suit your style and disposition.

If you like this article, you might be interested in some of our other articles on Navy Tattoos, Cross With Wings Tattoo, Crazy Tattoos and Gun Tattoos.

Wings On Upper Back Tattoo

Bold black angel wings on upper back with lettering flowing in style above it.

Wings On Upper Back Tattoo

Wings On Upper Back Tattoo

Phoenix Tattoo

Flying grey phoenix, which looks likes a mystic rat with long feathery tails.

Phoenix Tattoo

Phoenix Tattoo

Upper Back Tattoo

very stylish lettering upper back piece rendered with a cool font style.

Upper Back Tattoo

Upper Back Tattoo

Redo Bird

Cute swallow bird flying with a sacred beaded rosary with Cross on upper back.

Redo Bird

Redo Bird

Colored Phoenix

Beautiful tribal phoenix designed with soft hippy colors with wings spread apart

Colored Phoenix

Colored Phoenix

Futurekill HR Giger

Surreal HR Giger alien on upper back with deep shade work.

Futurekill HR Giger

Futurekill HR Giger

Nice Tattoo

Lettering tattoo on side upper back signifying optimistic attitude.

Nice Tattoo

Nice Tattoo

Wings Cover Up

Heart with long angel wings falling down and a scroll on sacred heart with lettering.

Wings Cover Up

Wings Cover Up

Heathers New Tattoo

Colorful and beautiful butterfly with lovely flowers and swirls for a very fashionable upper back tattoo.

Heathers New Tattoo

Heathers New Tattoo

Christine Tattoos

Sacred upper back piece featuring an angel with two spiritual symbols.

Christine Tattoos

Christine Tattoos

Skull With Horns

A big skull with deep penetrating eyes and huge horns.

Skull With Horns

Skull With Horns

Brianna Tran Cool Back Tattoo

Brianna’s exotic phoenix tattoo on upper back with cherry blossom flowers.

Brianna Tran Cool Back Tattoo

Brianna Tran Cool Back Tattoo

Tattoo Update

A Japanese upper back piece featuring two flying horses representing mom and dad.

Tattoo Update

Tattoo Update

Dragon Top And Rear

Intricate dragon shoulder piece, with its rear falling on upper back with a crescent and star family tattoo and a lettering on the backbone.

Dragon Top And Rear

Dragon Top And Rear

Little Swallow Birds

Two little swallows with shade work and a lettering above them.

Little Swallow Birds

Little Swallow Birds

You Are My Oxygen

Sweet lovey-dovey text tattoo saying, “You’re my oxygen”.

You Are My Oxygen

You Are My Oxygen

Cool Tattoo

An antique traditional compass tattoo showing the directions.

Cool Tattoo

Cool Tattoo

Upper Back Tattoo Style

Stunning tribal design with stars on upper back covering the entire space beautifully.

Upper Back Tattoo Style

Upper Back Tattoo Style

Mad Lettering

Awesome mad lettering rendered with cool colors and font effects, it’s an amusing piece.

Mad Lettering

Mad Lettering

Marine Memorial

Marine memorial piece featuring a soldiers gun, hat and shoes with a lettering.

Marine Memorial

Marine Memorial

Stone Cross

Beautiful traditional Cross tattoo displaying subtle shades and nice details.

Stone Cross

Stone Cross

My Tattoo

Devilish skull with wings rendered with soft reddish brown accent.

My Tattoo

My Tattoo

The Whole Back

Cute tribal phoenix with bold black details for a great impact on upper back.

The Whole Back

The Whole Back

Back Tattoo

Fashionable red flowers and black swirls and dots pattern across the shoulder, half sleeve and side upper back.

Back Tattoo

Back Tattoo

Grim Reaper

Deadly Grim Reaper wearing a skull necklace and holding the scythe in his signature style.

Grim Reaper

Grim Reaper

Nice Tattoo

Black and blue tribal piece with lettering in same tribal style saying, “walker”.

Nice Tattoo

Nice Tattoo

My Beautiful Tattoo

An emotional scroll tattoo in the centre of upper back with philosophical lettering.

My Beautiful Tattoo

My Beautiful Tattoo

Good To Be First

Great motivational lettering implying faith and winning attitude, enhanced with two racing flags.

Good To Be First

Good To Be First

Snowy Owl

Spectacular upper back tattoo of a snowy owl with amazing details.

Snowy Owl

Snowy Owl

Cherry Blossoms Upper Back

Vibrant purple cherry blossoms arranged in a beautiful swirling chain style.

Cherry Blossoms Upper Back

Cherry Blossoms Upper Back

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  • Prabha

    Grim Reaper tattoo at the back of the lady is looking awesome. People will surely get scared with this tattoo design.