Being ethnic means this is a group of people who identify with each other due to certain beliefs which is typical because of social or cultural experience. The area in which you were born could be part of your ethnicity. There is a variety of ethnic groups all over the world and being part of one helps people to have some type of personal identity. Ethnic tattoos are generally symbolic of your ethnicity, and there is a variety of meanings for each one. Some common tattoo designs in this category include Buddha, Egyptian, Irish and Mexican to name a few. You will want to select the tattoo that describes your ethnicity.