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Read this Animal Crossing: New Horizons Switch (ACNH) guide to find out if you can change your name, how to do it, and what it was like in previous Animal Crossing games!!!

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Can You Change Your Name?

You Cannot Change Your Name!


You will not be able to change your name in Animal Crossing New Horizons once you've made your character. Your name will be recorded in your passport & will be seen by other players! Make sure you take your time and carefully choose a name!

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Sad dude :( 5

I recently found out I was trans last month and my acnh name is stuck with my dead name. I know I can reset but the problem is I’m emotionally attached with my residents and i always feel like crying knowing that one day I am going to reset and leave my residents behind :(

Angry GNC 4

I've recently had a name change because of my gender (Genderfluid), so I picked more of a unisex name but I'm stuck with my deadname. I don't expect to change my name, but it's really annoying being called a name I don't identify with anymore, literally ALL THE TIME.

Anonymous 3

Keep playing. They will ask if you want a new nick name. You can choose to keep the old one or come up with the new one.

Anonymous 2

How do I get a new NICKname? I'm tired of everyone asking to call me backbeat because of one character that I can't seem to kick out.

Anonymous 1

give me a cheat code to change my characters name PLEASE

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