Hieroglyphs where a form or writing for the Ancient Egyptians and there were 2 forms with one being an alphabetic system and the other being a picture system. Most people want to be able to have meaning behind their tattoo and link symbols, pictures or/& text for a specific meaning.

If you want to be able to translate something into Egyptian hieroglyphs then I recommend using this translator tool http://www.eyelid.co.uk/e-name.htm.