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The Best (And Most Original) 'Animal Crossing' Island Names

May 7, 2020 471 votes 26 voters44 items

Excited to play Animal Crossing: New Horizons, but stuck wondering what to name your island? There are plenty of clever Animal Crossing island names to choose from below, all meeting the strict 10-character limit. Use your native fruit as a guide, or lean towards a certain island aesthetic. Remember, you can only change your island name once, so this list can help you choose carefully. 

For Animal Crossing players into the Zelda franchise, names like "Hyrule" or "Outset" just make sense. There are also softer names that may describe how you want your island to look or feel, like "Stardew," or "Fawnbrook." And then there are original and funny names like "Corona" and "Delfino" from Super Mario Sunshine. Vote up your favorite Animal Crossing: New Horizons island names and the ones that would best fit your island-to-be. 

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    Bellcove

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    2

    Beach City

    Steven Universe, anyone?

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    Crosslands

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    Krakatoa

    For those with an affinity to fire.

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    Monterey

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    Mossden

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    8

    Corona

    It does, technically, mean "crown."

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    Hatchetfield

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    Octogarden

    This island name is a great fit for Beatles fans with a preference for octupus vilagers.

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    Atlantis

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    Eventide

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    Seahaven

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    Roswell

    Roswell is a city in the U.S. potent with alien culture.

  • 39
    2
    2

    Yoshi

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    1
    2

    Marshmellow

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    5
    5

    Shady Pines

    And queue the Golden Girls theme song...

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    4

    IslaNublar

    Doing justice for Jurassic Park fans even with a 10-character limit.

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    Toadstool

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    5

    Valyria