Traditionally, Anchor tattoo used by men who worked as a sailor. Anchor indicates that a sailor has sailed the Atlantic Ocean. In the past also used by many Christians because of its shape similar to a cross, but now a lot of people who wear although anchor tattoo in the 60's it was popular for years as a note or there is the story of a sailor.
At first glance, it is like describing a sailor, but the real meaning is a symbol that has meaning Protection, Safety, Hope, & Sacrifice. More indicated as a sense of responsibility as Head of Family.