Animal Crossing New Horizons: Island Name Ideas
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Animal Crossing New Horizons: Island Name Ideas

Nick Farrell
21 May 2020

What will you name your island in Animal Crossing New Horizons? Check out some of our recommendations!

Animal Crossing New Horizons finally launched worldwide for the Nintendo Switch and it's taking everything you love about the game and enhancing it!

The game is set on a deserted island rather than a stand-alone town, making a nice change of pace. So you'll need some Island name ideas to help make you feel at home.

Let's take a look at some of the best town names we could think of!

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Island Names

With an endless amount of names that you can name your new town, it is hard to say which are the best.

Let's take a look at some of the ones we came up with, maybe you can use one of these for New Horizons!

  • UK - Much like the UK,  leaving the EU has left them as a deserted island just like your Animal Crossing town! 
  • Castaway - Since the game is set on an island, this one makes the most sense. 
  • Madagascar - Another real-world island that would make an exceptional name! 
  • LOST - Fans of the TV show will take a liking to this name. 
  • Paradise - Will you make your island a paradise? 
  • Bermuda Triangle - This will for sure scare your friends from coming to your island. 
  • North or South Pole -Perhaps this will be best suited for a Christmas themed island! 
  • Port Moddy - No specific reason, just a cool name for your island! 
  • Sharks Warf 
  • World's Edge
  • Miss Isle - "Missile"
  • Wuhu Island - Wii Fit
  • Melemele Island - Pokemon Sun And Moon
  • Akala Island - Pokemon Sun And Moon
  • Ula'Ula Island - Pokemon Sun And Moon
  • Pony Island - Pokemon Sun And Moon
  • Cinnabar Island - Pokemon Red And Blue
  • Yoshi's Island - Super Mario Bros
  • Isle of Manimals - Isle of Man
  • Nintenland
  • Delfino Isle/Isle Delfino - Super Mario Sunshine
  • Ireland
  • Azkaban Island - Harry Potter
  • Berk - How To Train Your Dragon
  • Balamb Island - Final Fantasy VIII
  • Donkey Kong Island - Donkey Kong
  • Dragon Roost Island - The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker
  • Forsaken Fortress - The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker
  • Greatfish Isle - The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker
  • Haunted Isle - Scooby-Doo
  • Hoenn - Pokémon Ruby and Sapphire
  • Isle of the Storm - Fortnite
  • Johto - Pokemon Gold & Silver
  • Karamja - Runescape
  • Koholint Island - The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening
  • Lavalava Island - Paper Mario
  • Mallet Island - Devil May Cry
  • N. Sanity Island - Crash Bandicoot
  • Nowhere Islands - Mother 3
  • Shutter Island - Shutter Island Movie
  • Outset Island - The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker
  • Prawn Island - GTA Vice City
  • Punk Hazard - One Piece
  • Rockfort Island - Resident Evil
  • Sevii Islands - Pokémon Fire Red and Leaf Green
  • Sinnoh - Pokémon Diamond, Pearl
  • Tingle Island - The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker
  • Unova - Pokémon Black and White
  • Windfall Island - The Legend of Zelda: Wind Waker


Random Name Generator 

If you do not fancy any of our name suggestions and are really torn on what to name your Animal Crossing town, we suggest heading over to this site here.

This is a random name generator for the Animal Crossing series, let us know if you had any luck with this site.

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