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What will you name your island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons (ACNH)? If you are looking for funny or interesting island names, we've got you covered, so read on to see our top recommendations for island names!

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Funny Island Name Recommendations

Warning: Some of these puns are very spicy. Don't hurt yourself laughing!

Island Name Pun or Origin
Miss Isle HOT “Missile”
Poe Land
Pole Land
“Poland”
Eye Land “Island”
Din Isle “Denial”
Smashville From Super Smash Bros.
Eggs Isle HOT “Exile”
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
Koholint Island Zelda: Link's Awakening
Monkey Island Monkey Island (The Game)
Hawaii Hawaii
Yoshi's Island Super Mario Bros

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The Official Twitter uses “Nintenland”

The name of the island used in the official Animal Crossing Twitter (and the Nintendo Direct) is Nintenland. If you can't think of a creative name of your own, why not just follow their lead and use this one?

Rules for Choosing an Island Name

In the Japanese version, names all end with “Island” or “land”

In the Japanese version of the game, all island names must end with one of three suffixes for the word “island”. While nothing has been revealed about this in regards to the English version, it is possible that island names will need to end in either “Island”, “Isle”, or “Land”.

Names must be 10 characters or less

The number of characters you can used in a name has been increased, now to a total of 10! If including a word like Island or Land is mandatory, they will probably not count towards the character count, which will allow you to use some of the longer names suggested above.

Update: Island names in the English version of New Horizons do not include Island/Isle, etc by default. This means that names such as “Koholint Island” will be too long.

It is unknown if you will be able to use foreign characters

Regarding the type of characters you can use, all we know for sure at the moment is that you can use both uppercase and lowercase English letters, as well as numbers. Most likely, you will be able to use special characters from the Animal Crossing in-game keyboard as well, but it is unclear if you can use letters from a foreign alphabet (such as Japanese, etc).

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109 Anonymous1 day

Pyrrhia from Wings of Fire :)

108 Anonymous2 days

Sky loft cuz zelda

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