There are lots of ink lovers showing their Jersey pride these days — but what's the most common tattoo tribute to the great Garden State?

Maybe the train of though started with the relief that Ben Affleck's giant phoenix tattoo is a fake. I began to wonder what is the "most Jersey" image, worth wearing on your skin, everyday.

By very, very informal poll (me, scanning social media for a considerable time) ...

There's apparently lots of Jersey passions worth getting in ink.

Overall, it looks like the top Jersey "tat" of choice is ...

Asbury Park landmark, Tillie

Lest you doubt the powerful presence of Tillie, the always grinning icon was even there when Bruce Springsteen signed that kid's note for school. Look careful, below!


Erin Vogt is a lifelong Jersey Girl, whose first reporting gig involved her Fisher Price tape recorder. As a wife and momma of two kiddies, she firmly believes that life’s too short to drink bad coffee.  A fan of the beach, Dave Grohl and karma, in no particular order.