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

May 7, 2020 414 votes 24 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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    Delfino

    An ever-popular name from the one and only Super Mario Sunshine.

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    5

    Kohona

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    16
    5

    Stardew

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    Paradise

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    14
    4

    Te Fiti

    See how far you'll go with this Moana inspired island name.

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    12
    2

    Palares

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    15
    7

    Castaway

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    12
    4

    Starlight

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    9
    1

    Kanto

    Any Pokémon fan will recognize the importance of this island name.

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    Wakanda

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    11
    4

    Iron

    The Iron Islands in Game of Thrones had many sincere and loyal villagers.

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    8

    Crescent Moon

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    8
    2

    Outset

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    8
    2

    Sunset

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    11
    7

    Momo

    The Japanese word for "peach" is "momo," for all of you native peach pickers.

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    9
    5

    Derdriu

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    9
    7

    Honey Bay

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    6
    2

    Rapture

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    9
    7

    Jellyfish

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    7
    4

    Fairytale

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    5
    2

    Octogarden

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

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    6
    1

    Skellige

    A medeival aesthetic will look perfect for this Witcher inspired name.

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    1

    Beach City

    Steven Universe, anyone?

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    Tropica

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    Rockport