Part of the Profile Page of a villager showing her basic stats

This is a table of default villager names.

Please note that the following list is based off on an ongoing experiment with the naming system of the game and therefore it is incomplete!

Name list

Name Male Female Both Meaning
Agate   ×   a semi-precious stone
Ahi ×     a kind of fish
Ahmik ×     Hebrew name meaning 'Strength of God's flock'
Ahote ×     Native American name meaning 'restless one'
Aida   ×   Ethiopian princess, heroine of Verdi's opera Aida
Aika   ×   Japanese female name meaning 'love song'
Aisha     × Swahili for life
Aito ×     Japanese name meaning 'affection'
Aitu ×     Polynesian for ghosts or spirits (often malevolent)
Akan ×     an ethnic group in Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire
Aki   ×   Japanese female name meaning 'autumn, bright, glistening'
Akika   ×   Islam custom of slaughtering an animal for the newborn baby to remove harmful things from him or her
Akiko ×     Japanese female name meaning 'autumn's child, bright child, glistening child'
Akio ×     Japanese name meaning 'bright man'
Akil ×     Arabic name meaning 'wise'
Akio ×     bright boy in Japanese
Akivi ×     from 'Ahu Akivi' an especially sacred place on Easter Island
Aku ×     Arabic name meaning 'Moon god'
Akua   ×   African female name meaning 'born on a Wednesday'
Akuaku ×     spiritual guide in Easter Island
Alana   ×   Old German and Hawaiian female name meaning 'precious, awakening'
Alapai   ×   Hawaiian name, derived from alepeleke, counselor, advisor
Alawa   ×   Native American Algonquin name meaning 'pea'
Ali ×     Arabic name meaning 'high, exalted'
Alitipa   ×   possibly from Aliti, a town im Mozambique
Aloha   ×   affection, peace, compassion, mercy in Hawaiian, also a greeting
Amaca   ×   hammock in Italian
Amaci   ×   friends in Italian
Amago ×     a Japanese surname meaning "child of a nun", also a colloquial name for at least two species of fish
Amaro ×     Native American name meaning 'strong'
Amina   ×   African female name meaning 'peaceful, secure', also an Arabic and Swahili name meaning 'truthful, trustworthy'
Amiri ×     variant of Amir, an Arabic or Hebrew name, means 'prince, treetop'
Amoa   ×   a river of northeastern New Caledonia
Aneko ×     Japanese for 'older sister'
Anoki ×     Native American name meaning 'actor'
Anua   ×   a village on Tutuila Island, African Samoa
Apatoa   ×   Tahitian for south
Aponi   ×   a place in Arizona
Arai ×     a former town in Japan, now part of Kosai
Ariki     × New Zealandean name meaning 'a chief'
Arofa   ×   possibly a Hawaiian or Tahitian word for nature
Aroi ×     Ancient Greek for fertile land
Ashby   ×   Old English name meaning 'ash tree home'
Asya   ×   a variant of Ann (Hebrew) and Asia (Greek) meaning 'He (God) has favored me; sunrise'
Atepa   ×   Choctaw Indian word for home
Ati ×     a Negrito ethnic group in the Philippines
Atoi ×     converts a string to an integer in C++ programming language
Atollo ×     atoll in Italian
Atoro ×     Spanish word for destruction, difficulty, fix, jam
Auti ×     cordyline fruticosa, an evergreen flowering plant in the Asparagus family
Ayu ×     a small archipelago in Indonesia, also a species of fish and a Japanese female name meaning 'Asian evening'
Aziza   ×   Persian surname, "beloved"
Azizi     × variant of Aziza (Arabic, Hebrew), meaning 'beloved precious, mighty'
Baba   ×   Hindi for 'father'
Babaco ×     mountain papaya
Babu ×     Swahili name meaning 'ancestor, grandfather'
Bali ×     an island in Indonesia


×     a device for converting a balanced line into an unbalanced line and vice versa
Banga   ×   sub clan of Saini people
Bass ×     a kind of fish
Bati   ×   traditional Fijian warriors
Bau ×     an island in Fiji
Bem ×     African name meaning 'peace'
Bes   ×   Ancient Egyptian deity worshipped as a protector of households, and in particular, of mothers and children and childbirth
Beta   ×   a variety of North American grape, also the second letter in the Greek alphabet
Bibi   ×   literally means Miss in Urdu and is frequently used as a respectful title for women in South Asia when added to the first name
Bico ×     Portuguese for 'beak, bill'
Bikini   ×   a group of islands in the Pacific
Biko ×     Philippine dessert also called Kalamay
Bimbi   ×   Italian for children
Bindi   ×   a bright red dot forehead decoration worn in South Asia and Southeast Asia
Bixa   ×   tropical tree with large pink flowers
Bobo ×     Spanish for clown/fool
Boga   ×   a kind of fish
Bong ×     a filtration device/apparatus generally used for smoking cannabis, tobacco or other herbal substances
Bora   ×   a language from South America; a wind; or an island named Bora Bora
Bruk ×     African name meaning 'One that is blessed'
Bua   ×   Norse name meaning 'life'
Buca   ×   Italian for gap, hiatus, hole, pothole, space
Buco ×     Italian for hole, small opening, gap, aperture
Budi ×     Indonesian name meaning 'wise one'
Buru ×     African name meaning 'bull'
Caia   ×   a small town in Mozambique
Cakau ×     possibly from Tui Cakau, the title of Paramount Chief of Cakaudrove Province in Fiji
Cape   ×   a kind of headland jutting into the sea, also an article of clothing
Cargo ×     transported goods or produce
Chapa   ×   the beaver spirit and lord of domesticity, labor and preparation in Lakota mythology
Cheop ×     possibly derived from "Cheops", an Egyptian pharaoh
Chepi   ×   a spirit of the dead who shared knowledge with medicine people in dreams or visions, an avenging entity in the mythology of the Narragansett tribe of Native Americans
Chika   ×   possibly from "chica", Spanish for little girl
Chiko ×     an extinct Maiduan language formerly spoken by Maidu peoples who lived in Northern California
Chimba   ×   possibly a Bantu language spoken mainly in Angola and in Namibia
Chip ×     A small piece broken from a larger piece of solid material, also Romanian for face, likeness, picture, image
Chirita   ×   an Old World genus of the flowering plant family Gesneriaceae, native to Indo-Malaysia, S. E. Asia, and southern China
Chuka   ×   a Japanese style Chinese food
City   ×   a large town
Ciuk ×     possibly from a Polish word for caress, snuggle, kitchy-coo
Coen ×     Germanic name meaning 'experienced advisor'
Coho ×     a type of salmon
Cola   ×   a beverage or drink made with caramel and carbonated water, also a Lakotah Sioux word for "friend"
Cook ×     possibly from the Cook Islands
Coral   ×   a red or pink gem made from the skeleton of a coral species, a type of marine animal
Dada   ×   a form of art, also means elder brother in Bengali and means grandfather in Hindi
Dado ×     the name of the lower part of a wall in architecture
Daku ×     Aboriginal for sand
Dama   ×   a chiefdom in Sierra Leone
Dino ×     one of the Graiai in the Greek mythology
Dodi ×     a female name, variant of Dodie (Hebrew) and Dora (Greek) meaning "well loved; gift"
Dodo ×     extinct flightless bird from Mauritius, an island in the Indian Ocean
Dofi   ×   a female name in Ghana meaning 'second child after twins'
Dulu ×     Indonesian for first, before, before that, formerly, previously, prior
Duto ×     Portuguese for pipe
Ecco     × Italian for "here he is"
Ebi × Persian prince of pop.
Eimeo ×     Moorea, a high island in French Polynesia, its name was misunderstood for 'Eimeo' by early visitors with no knowledge of the language
Eko ×     a former name for Lagos, Nigeria
Elaku ×     possibly from Ka'elaku Caverns in Maui, Hawaii
Elan ×     from a French word for joy
Elki ×     Native American name meaning 'draping over'
Ema   ×   wooden plaques with prayers or wishes at Shintō shrines and Buddhist temples, also the Kemak people, an ethnic group in Timor
Epei   ×   possibly from Epeioi, an Ancient Greek tribe
Epeli   ×   possibly from Epelis, a genus of moth in the family Geometridae
Etini     × Tahitian for "white flowers on the path"
Fafai   ×   a historic place in Guam
Fara   ×   name for a Rotuman Christmas festival, also a variant of the name Farah and another name for Saint Burgundofara
Fatai   ×   a settlement in Toga
Fatu ×     possibly from Fatu Hiva, the southernmost island of the Marquesas Islands, in French Polynesia
Febi   ×   pronounced Phoebe
Fenua   ×   possibly from Fenua Tapu, an islet of Nui atoll in the Pacific Ocean state of Tuvalu
Fetia   ×   Tahitian word for 'star'
Fiji   ×   an island nation in the South Pacific Ocean
Fungo ×     a long lightweight bat for hitting practice balls to fielders in baseball
Gala   ×   a Greek word meaning 'milk', also a type of apple grown particularly in New Zealand and a village in Tibet
Gamay ×     a kind of grape
Gata   ×   an Armenian pastry
Gavi ×     a small Italian island in the Mediterranean Sea
Ghali ×     A person belonging to the ghulat, minority Shia Muslim groups who ascribe divine characteristics to members of Muhammad's family, also an Arabic name meaning 'beloved'
Gin ×     Japanese for silver
Ginger   ×   a plant used in cooking and herbal medicine
Goby ×     a small fish whose pelvic fins are fused to form a disc-shaped sucker
Goro ×     a Norwegian sweet bread, also a Japanese name meaning 'fifth son, enlightened son'
Guapi ×     a town in Colombia
Gzifa   ×   a Ghanaian female name meaning 'peaceful one'
Haapiti   ×   a settlement on Moorea island, French Polynesia
Hakan ×     a common Tukish forename meaning 'emperor'
Hakuna   ×   probably from "hakuna matata", Swahili for "no worries"
Hale ×     an Old English name meaning 'hero, from the hall'
Hawa   ×   Arabic variation for 'Eve', also the Inca name of Genipa americana
Hebe   ×   Greek goddess of youth
Hiapo ×     a Nuiean word for tapa, a piece of cloth
Hiji ×     Japanese for elbow
Hika   ×   Polynesian for daughter
Himene   ×   formal choral Tahitian songs, often of religious nature, based in verse and harmonic structure on Protestant hymns
Hina   ×   a Polynesian goddess 
Hio ×     a lialect of Tsoa language, spoken in Botswana and Zimbabwe
Hiva   ×   possibly from Fatu Hiva, the southernmost island of the Marquesas Islands, in French Polynesia
Hoani ×     a town in the Comoros, in East Africa
Hokou ×     Japanese for walk
Hokua   ×   Hawaiian for the nape of the neck
Hokupa   ×   Hawaiian name meaning 'immovable star'
Holoku ×     Hawaiian name of the Mother Hubbard dress, a long, wide, loose-fitting gown with long sleeves and a high neck
Hong ×     possibly from Hong Kong, a special administrative region of China, also a two-headed dragon in Chinese mythology
Hope   ×   one of the three theological virtues in Christian tradition, also an Old English female name meaning 'hope'
Hopu ×     representatives from each clan of Motu Nui, Easter Island
Hoto ×     dish found exclusively in Yamanashi prefecture, Japan, also a Japanese type of pagoda
Howi ×     a dialect of Hamtai language of Papua New Guinea
Hoya   ×   a genus of flowering plants, also the Japanese name for sea pineapple (Halocynthia roretzi), an edible sea squirt
Huata   ×   Native American female name meaning 'one who carries a basket'
Huka   ×   load
Hula   ×   a Native Hawaiian dance
Huma   ×   a bird creature of Eastern fable
Hunga   ×   a genus of plant in family Chyrsobalanaceae, also a town in Nepal
Iapo ×     a river of Paraná state in southern Brazil
Idowu ×     African name meaning 'born after twins'
Ika   ×   a subgroup of the Igbo people
Ikai   ×   Japanese court ranks called collectively
Ima   x   Hungarian for prayer, also an Arabic female name meaning 'faith', or Japanese for 'now'
Imala   ×   Native American female name meaning 'one who enforces discipline'
Iniko ×     Hawaiian name of Indigofera suffruticosa, a flowering plant in the pea family, Fabaceae
Ino ×     Japanese for boar
Ipo ×     Hawaiian for Darling
Iriatai   ×   Polynesian word meaning 'on the surface of the water’
Iruwa   ×   one of the tribes of Nauru
Isi   ×   a village and municipality in the Masally Rayon of Azerbaijan, also Finnish for dad, father
Itata   ×   a river in Southern Chile
Itchi   ×   The feeling of an itch
Ivi ×     Italian for there, therein and Tahitian for bone
Iyasu ×     Japanese for 'to heal'
Jade   ×   a green gemstone
Jaha   ×   Swahili female name meaning 'grandeur, majesty, dignity'
Jak ×     Serbo-Croatian for 'strong', also means yak in various languages
Jam ×     another word for jelly
Java   ×   an island of Indonesia, also the name of a programming language
Jem   ×   an English name meaning `supplanter, representative`
Jibo ×     Japanese for letter (of the alphabet)
Jomba   ×   Swahili for 'uncle', also a settlement in Tanzania
Jomo ×     African name meaning 'flaming spear'
Joop ×     Hebrew name meaning 'God is gracious'
Juro ×     Spanish for ownership, also Esperanto for law, jurisprudence
Kaana   ×   a settlement in Mali
Kahiu ×     possibly from the name of Wanui Kahiu, a Kenyan film director
Kai   ×   Japanese for shell or shellfish, the Hawaiian word for ocean or sea, food in Maori 
Kaia   ×   Hawaiian feminine name meaning "the sea", also a Greek feminine name meaning "pure"
Kaila   ×   Hebrew and Hawaiian name meaning "the laurel crown, style"
Kaili ×     subdivision of the Malayo-Polynesian family spoken in Sulawesi, Indonesia
Kaimi   ×   a village in Estonia
Kaki   x the Japanese word for oyster, also the Māori name for the Black Stilt, or the Malay and Indonesian word for 'leg' or 'foot'
Kalau ×     a settlement in Tonga
Kalea   ×   Hawaiian for bright
Kali   ×   a Hindu goddess
Kamau ×     African name meaning 'silent warrior'
Kamea   ×   Hamtai language as known in Gulf Province, Papua New Guinea
Kamin ×     Serbo-Croatian word for hearth, fireplace, also Slovene for fireplace and Swedish for space heater
Kanga   ×   a sheet of fabric worn by women in East Africa, also a character in the children's book Winnie the Pooh
Kanyo ×     Japanese for generosity
Kanyu ×     Japanese for becoming a member of a group; subscribing, or making affiliation with
Kao ×     Japanese for face, also an island from an extinct volcano in Tonga, and a knee strike used in muay tai
Kappa   ×   a Japanese river imp 
Kasa   ×   a former kingdom in Senegal, also a Japanese hat, and a patchwork robe worn by Buddhist monks and nuns
Kato ×     a traditional musical instrument of Punjab, India and Pakistan, also a group of Native American people in the United States
Kaula   ×   Hawaiian for prophet
Kauri ×     a locality in Northland, New Zealand, also a genus of evergreen trees
Kautawa   ×   a Maori device for hoisting meat up out of the way of dogs
Kava   ×   possibly from kava kava, a healing plant from the Pacific Islands
Kawena   ×   Hawaiian name meaning 'the glow'
Kayak ×     a small, relatively narrow, human-powered boat primarily designed to be manually propelled by means of a double blade paddle
Kazuo ×     Japanese male name
Kei     × part of the Maluku Islands, Indonesia, also a Japanese name meaning 'square jewel, blessing, wise, jubilation, respect, excellent, Japanese Judas-tree or disclose'
Keiau ×     possibly from Hale o Kapuni Keiau, the remains of a submerged temple in Hawaii
Keiki   ×   Hawaiian word for "baby" or "child"
Kenan ×     Hebrew name meaning 'acquire'
Kenji ×     Japanese for careful
Kenya   ×   a country in East Africa that lies on the equator
Keola   ×   Hawaiian name meaning 'the life, the health, the well-being'
Keopi ×     possibly from Cheops, an Egyptian pharoh
Kiamu ×     a Swahili dialect
Kif   ×   a clipped cannabis leaf product smoked in a Moroccan sebsi
Kifa   ×   possibly from Kiffa, a city and department in Mauritania
Kiki   ×   a village in Poland
Kilu ×     a Hawaiian game
Kin ×     Japanese for gold
Kini   ×   the Hawaiian form of English Jane, Jennie and Jean
Kinga   ×   Hungarian Saint, Hungarian nickname for Kunigunda; an ethnic and linguistic group in Tanzania
Kipukai   ×   Hawaiian name of Heliotropium curassavicum
Kiri   ×   Maori for "fruit skin"
Kissa   ×   Finnish for cat
Kita   ×   a town in Mali, also one of the Maug Islands
Kiti   ×   a village in Cyprus
Kitika   ×   may refer to the Kikata Kingdom in the Mahabharata
Kito ×     an island of Tonga
Kiwi   ×   flightless birds endemic to New Zealand, also a nickname for New Zealanders and the edible berry of a woody vine in the genus Actinidia
Ko ×     a village in Thailand, also a version of the foot plough used by the Māori people
Koa   ×   Acacia koa is a species of flowering tree in the pea family, Fabaceae
Koala   ×   a marsupial native to Australia
Koatu ×     a village in India
Kobbi ×     Ghanaian name meaning 'one who has been born on a Tuesday'
Koela   ×   a village in Estonia
Koi ×     Japanese fish
Koka   ×   a community in Eritrea, also the name of a Japanese era and city
Koko ×     a town and commune in Côte d'Ivoire, also a town in Nigeria
Kokopu ×     three species of fish, also a locality in Northland, New Zealand
Kon ×     an Inca god of rain and wind, also a a town in India
Konan ×     Celtic, 'wolf hound', possibly related to Conan the Barbarian
Konichua   ×   possibly from "konnichi wa", Japanese greeting
Kontiki ×     a raft used by Thor Heyerdahl to travel across the Pacific Ocean to Polynesia from South America, proving that expeditions of this type were possible in prehistoric times
Kora   ×   a type of harp played in West Africa, also a type of sword from Nepal
Koro ×     a Fijian island, also a town and commune in Mali and an endangered language spoken in India
Kuka   ×   a Chadian ethnic group, also a a town in India, The leaves of the baobab tree
Kukua   ×   a village in Bangladesh
Kulo ×     Finnish for dry, dead grass from previous summer
Kumi ×     Japanese for 'group, party, pair, band, class', also a town in eastern Uganda
Kupe ×     in the Maori mythology he was a great chief of Hawaiki who was involved in the Polynesian discovery of New Zealand
Kuruk ×     a village in Iran, also a Native American name meaning 'bear'
Kutu ×     a matrilineal ethnic and linguistic group based in central Tanzania
Kwaku ×     Akan name meaning 'born on a Wednesday'
Kwame ×     African (Ghana) word for 'born on Saturday'
Laka   ×   the Hawaiian name of a hero in Polynesian mythology, also a people group in Chad
Lala   ×   Swahili word for 'to sleep', also a Turkish title meaning tutor, a town in India
Lalati   ×   a place in Fiji
Lalla   ×   Berber term for Lady, a title borne by female members of the Royal family and also high ranking noblewomen
Lanu ×     a village in Iran
Lapis ×     a precious stone or gem
Lapo ×     Italian nickname for Giacomo, also Esperanto for burdock
Latipa   ×   possibly from Latipalpis, a genus of beetles in the family Buprestidae
Lava   ×   hot molten rock, also a town in India
Layla   ×   Arabic female name meaning 'night', also a town in Saudi Arabia
Leia   ×   a variant of Leah (Hebrew) meaning "delicate; weary"
Leiko ×     Japanese female name meaning 'arrogant'
Lelei   ×   Polynesian female name meaning 'good', also one of the villages that make up Hodod
Lelu ×     municipality of the state of Kosrae, Micronesia
Lenok ×     a kind of salmonid fishes native to Mongolia, Siberia, the far East of Russia, Northern China, the Sea of Japan and South Korea
Liko ×     Hawaiian name meaning 'bud'
Lilihia   ×   the name of a medical building in Honolulu, Hawaii
Lisha   ×   African female name meaning 'full of mystery'
Loa   ×   the spirits of the Vodoun religion practiced in Haiti, also a butterflyfish genus
Lock ×     a mechanical device used to secure possessions, also a small town in the centre of the Eyre Peninsula, South Australia
Lolla   ×   a small town in Sri Lanka
Lolo   ×   a village in Khuzestan Province, Iran, also a group of people in Vietnam and Laos, also called Yi people in China
Lomai     × possibly from Lo mai gai, a classic dim sum dish
Lopa   ×   Indian name meaning 'secret, missing', also Sage Agatsya's wife
Lotto ×     a carpet having a lacy arabesque pattern, also meaning lottery
Luau ×     a Hawaiian festival
Luc ×     French name meaning 'man from Lucania', also Dalmatian word for place, estate, farm
Lulli ×     Northern Sami for 'south'
Lulu   ×   town on Navassa Island in the Caribbean
Luna   ×   Italian for moon
Lupa   ×   a genus of swimming crabs, also Latin for she-wolf
Lupo ×     Italian for wolf
Machu ×     from Machu Picchu, ancient Inca mountain-city in Peru
Mahalo ×     Hawaiian for thank you
Mahoi ×     Hawaiian for twin
Mahu ×     ancient Egyptian noble, also third gender person in some Polynesian cultures and in Dahomey mythology a creator goddess associated with the Sun and Moon
Mai   ×   Chinese female name meaning 'ocean or elegance', Japanese meaning 'dance' and Vietmanese meaning 'cherry blossom, yellow flower', also a mother goddess in Siberian mythology mostly among Turkish Siberians
Maiya   ×   a Hindu castle found in India
Makatea   ×   a raised coral atoll in the northwestern part of the Tuamotus
Makawa   ×   a place in Malawi, Africa
Mali     × a country in Africa
Malik ×     Arabic word for leader, someone in charge
Malo ×     bad in Spanish
Mama   ×   a female parent, also a Sumerian earth goddess and an African female name meaning 'Saturday born'
Mamba   ×   a dance
Manaka   ×   Japanese for centre, middle
Manava   ×   the son and successor to the king of Gauda, Shashanka
Mani   ×   Sanskrit name meaning 'jewel', also a Negrito ethnic group from Thailand, also the personification of the moon in Norse mythology
Manu ×     a Chaldean god of fate, also a Hindu progenitor of mankind
Maoa   ×   a settlement in Mozambique
Maono ×     a settlement in Mozambique
Maori ×     the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand
Mapui ×     a place in Papua New Guinea
Marara   ×   a genus of spiny palms which is native to tropical regions of South and Central America and the Caribbean
Mareva   ×   Tahitian female name meaning 'canoes bringing presents from island to island'
Maro ×     Esperanto for sea, also a Tahitian men's loin-cloth, now superseded by the pareo or pareu
Marotai ×     possibly from Marota, also known as Pedi people
Maru ×     Alternate term for madu, a weapon of Indian origin, also Moriori god of healing, and also a common suffix to Japanese ship names
Masao ×     Japanese name meaning 'holy, righteous'
Masou     × a species of salmon found in the Western Pacific Ocean along East Asia
Mata   ×   a river on the East Coast of North Island, New Zealand, also a Hebrew male name meaning 'crops field'
Matai   ×   a chief in the fa'amatai system of the Samoa Islands, also a tree endemic to New Zealand
Matate   ×   a place in Nigeria, Africa
Matavai   ×   a place in Samoa
Mau ×     a forest in Kenya, also a town in India
Maui ×     a character in Maori mythology; also, one of the Hawaiian islands
Maupiti ×     a Tahitian island
Mavi ×     a village in Iran, also Turkish for blue
Maya   ×   peoples of southern Mexico and northern Central America, also the name of the mother of the historical Buddha
Mazi ×     Hebrew name meaning 'be helpful'
Meka   ×   a village in India
Mem ×     thirteenth letter of many Semitic abjads
Meza   ×   a genus of Grass Skippers butterflies, also a Montenegrin dish
Mika   ×   Japanese female name meaning 'beautiful smell'
Mikeka   ×  
Mikio ×     Japanese name meaning 'tree'
Mina   ×   an ancient Near Eastern unit of weight and currency, also a group of people in the southern Togo and a Venezuelan drum
Minga   ×   a type of traditional communal work in the Andes
Mino ×     a genus of myna starlings, also name of various towns in Japan
Miro ×     an evergreen coniferous tree endemic to New Zealand
Mirto ×     a commune in Sicily, also a popular liqueur made from myrtle
Miti   ×   a village in Estonia, also Swahili fot trees and Tahitian for sea, ocean
Moala   ×   a subgroup of Fiji's Lau archipelago
Mojo ×     a magical charm bag used in hoodoo, also a name of various culinary sauces used in the Canary Islands and the Caribbean
Moka   ×   a village in Mauritius, also a gifting ritual that establishes social status among the Kawelka of Papua New Guinea and a type of coffee pot
Moki ×     several kinds of fish found in New Zealand
Mokio ×     a heartland new town located in north central Singapore
Molo ×     an ethnic group in Sudan, also a genus of butterflies in the grass skipper family and Italian for dock
Moma   ×   an owlet moth genus, also a right tributary of the Indigirka River
Momo ×     Japanese for peach
Morea   ×   the name of the Peloponnese peninsula during the Middle Ages
Moti ×     pearl in Hindi and Urdu, also a volcanic island in Indonesia
Motu ×     a language of Papua New Guinea, also a reef islet formed by broken coral and sand surrounding an atoll and a river in New Zealand
Mua   ×   a village in Malawi
Mucha   ×   means fly in various languages
Naki   ×   a village in Iran
Naioti   ×   a place in Fiji
Naloto ×     a Fijian sub-dsitrict
Nana   ×   Maori word for grandmother, Italian word for a female dwarf 
Nani ×     'natives' in the language of a Tungusic people of the Far East, also Hawaiian for beauty, glory, also Japanese for 'what?'
Nanu ×     a tributary of the Valea Pinului River in Romania
Naoko ×     Japanese for 'obedient or well behaved child'. Actually a female name.
Napa   ×   a type of Chinese cabbage, also the county seat of Napa County, California
Napuka   ×   a small coral atoll in the Disappointment Islands, French Polynesia
Narai   ×   name of a Thai king, also a village in Japan
Nasau ×     a surname in the Tokelau Islands, close to New Zealand
Nasha   ×   Hindi for intoxicated
Nasinu ×     an urban area on the island Viti Levu in Fiji
Natali ×     from Italian word for 'born'
Natawa   ×   a place in Fiji
Nato ×     a type of tree used in guitar body and neck construction, also Italian for born
Natui ×     Melanesian word for child, son or daughter
Nauru ×     formerly known as Pleasant Island, is an island country in Micronesia
Nawat ×     a Uto-Aztecan language which was spoken in several parts of present-day Central America before the Spanish Conquest
Nina   ×   a name with Spanish and Hebrew origin meaning "little girl; great-granddaughter"
Nishi     × Japanese for west
Nitio ×     a place in Côte d'Ivoire
Nitis ×     a Native American name meaning 'friend, good friend'
Noa   ×   a Māori term referring to the opposite of taboo
Nobu ×     a place in Myanmar, also a Japanese name meaning 'truth'
Noco ×     a place in Mexico
Nofo ×     Samoan for 'to sit'
Nono ×     a midge species on the Marquesas Islands in Polynesia, also Italian for ninth
Nonolo ×     means "the ninth"; derived from the Italian words nono (ninth) and lo (the)
Noriko ×     Japanese female name meaning 'law, order'
Nui ×     a group of islands in Tuvalu, Maori word for big
Nuku ×     an island in Tonga's Vava'u group
Nunai   ×   Tamil for sharp end.
Nuru     × Swahili for light (start a fire)
Nyota   ×   Swahili for "star"
Oahu ×     the third largest of Hawaii
Obi ×     a sash worn with a kimono or with the uniforms used by practitioners of Japanese martial arts, also a title among the Igbo people of Nigeria, a form of witchcraft originating in Africa and an island in the Moluccas
Ofai ×     a place in Congo
Ofu ×     an island and its village in Vava'u in Tonga
Oito ×     Portuguese for eight
Okai   ×   African male name
Okau ×     Maori word for swimming place
Okwui ×     African name meaning 'word of God'
Olu ×     the third largest city in Southeast Nigeria
Omawa   ×   a dialect of Cocoma spoken by people who live near Iquitos, Peru and it was also at one time spoken in most of western Brazil
Onawa   ×   from the word for "awake" in a Native American language (which?)
Ongo ×     a place in the Philippines
Orata   ×   a fish of the bream family Sparidae found in the Mediterranean Sea and the eastern coastal regions of the North Atlantic Ocean
Oro ×     gold in Spanish/Italian
Otuu ×      
Paco ×     Spanish/Hispanic nickname for Francisco, a volcano in the Philippines and a district of Manila, Philippines
Pahura   ×   was a commissioner to the Egyiptian pharaoh, in Egyiptan it means 'the Syrian'
Pai   ×   a small town in Mae Hong Son Province, northern Thailand, also a dialect of the Northern Sotho language
Paima   ×    possibly from Paimala, a village in western Estonia
Paiva   ×   a river in north-east Portugal, a tributary of the river Douro, also a former genus in the Rubiaceae family
Paka   ×   a volcano in Kenya, also a coastal town in Malaysia and Swahili for cat
Pakwa   ×   possibly from Pa Kua, the eight trigrams used in Taoist cosmology
Palanke   ×   Serbian word
Palau ×     an island nation in the South Pacific
Pana   ×   in Inuit mythology the god who cared for souls in the underworld before they were reincarnated
Pangai   ×   the administrative capital village of the Ha'apai Group in Tonga
Papa   ×   one of the primordial parents according to Māori mythology, also a village in Samoa and in many languages as an affectionate term for father or, sometimes, grandfather
Papago ×     an archaic term for Tohono O'odham people, also a genus of geometer moths and a village in the northern part of the island of Saipan
Papara   ×   a commune of French Polynesia on the island of Tahiti
Papaya   ×   a citrus fruit
Papete   ×   possibly from Papeete, the capital of French Polynesia


×     Finnish for bean
Parai   ×   a municipality in the state Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Parau ×     an Auckland suburb
Pari   ×   an ethnic group in Sudan, also an angel or fairy in the Indian subcontinent
Paroruma   ×    
Pau   ×   a Hawaiian feather skirt, also a town in France
Pawin ×     Thai given name
Peapea   ×   Samoan for swiftlet
Peep ×     a type of bird also called stint
Pehe ×     a town and commune in Côte d'Ivoire, also Tahitian for sing
Peku ×     possibly from Ah Peku, a god of thunder in Mayan mythology
Penni   ×   One hundredeth of the Finnish markka currency
Penyo     × possibly from Ponyo, Japanese for "chubby boy"
Pepe ×     Spanish for Joey, also Samoan and Tahitian for butterfly
Pereta   ×   a village in Tuscany, central Italy
Pesa   ×   a river in Tuscany, central Italy
Pichu ×     from Machu Picchu, ancient Inca mountain-city in Peru
Pickle   ×   a pickled cucumber
Piko ×     a Filipino children's game similar to hopscotch
Piku ×    
Pili ×     a Philippine Tree that is a source of the Pili nut, also a Hawaiian grass used to thatch structures
Pilipili ×     African bird's-eye chili
Pinky × Shortest finger.
Pinot ×     a kind of grapes
Pio ×     an island in Solomon Islands, also Italian for charitable, pious, devout, prayerful
Pippa   ×   English feminine given name derived from Greek, meaning 'lover of horses'
Pipiri ×     any of several West Indian flycatchers
Piro ×     an indigenous people in Peru
Pita   ×   a wheat bread made with yeast, popular in Middle Eastern cuisine, also a town in Guinea
Pod ×     a type of fruit of a flowering plant
Poema   ×   puma in Dutch 
Poh ×     the tenth month in the Nanakshahi calendar
Poi ×     the Polynesian staple food, also a Māori dance from New Zealand
Poku ×     Ghanaian surname
Polo ×     a team sport played on horseback in which the objective is to score goals against an opposing team, also a traditional musical style of Venezuela
Ponui ×     Maori word meaning "big night"
Popi ×     Spanish for pop
Popoki ×     a tropical tree species originating in India, also Hawaiian for cat
Popore   ×    in the Mararoa Valley, New Zealand
Poporo ×     a device used by ingenious cultures in present and pre-Columbian South America for storage of small amounts of mineral lime
Poro ×     a secret society of Sierra Leone and Liberia, also an island in the Philippines
Puani ×     Swahili, to sail
Puhi ×     "blow" in Hawaiian, a census-designated place (CDP) in Kaua'i Country, Hawaii
Puka   ×   a tree native to New Zealand
Puku ×     Small antelope found in Central Africa
Pukui ×      scholar, dancer, composer, and educator
Pupa   ×   an insect in its development stage between a larva and an adult, also Latin for girl, little girl, doll
Puya   ×   a genus in the family Bromeliaceae, also a river in Russia
Qwara   ×   a province and a language in Ethiopia
Raha   ×   a village in India
Raiatea   ×   'bright sky' in Tahitian, also the second largest of the Society Islands in French Polynesia
Raietea   ×    also known as Ulietea
Rangi ×     Maori word for sky
Rano ×     a town in Nigeria
Ranui ×     a suburb of Waitakere City in New Zealand
Rapa   ×   Italian for turnip, also possibly from Rapa Nui, the native name of Easter Island
Raraku ×     possibly from Rano Raraku, a volcanic crater on Easter Island
Rata   ×   a genus of crabs, also in Tahitian mythology the name of a hero who have become king of Tahiti
Rato ×     a village in Haiti
Ratu ×     a title used by Fijians of chiefly rank
Rea   ×   a commune in Lombardy, Italy
Reefi ×     possibly from reef, meaning a bar of rock, sand, coral or similar material, lying beneath the surface of water
Reiono ×     an islet of Tetiaroa
Reva   ×   a town in Mozambique
Riki ×     Old Saxon for kingdom, empire, power, authority
Rimaroa   ×   a goblin woman in Tuamotu mythology
Rimu ×     in Polynesian mythology a god of the dead, also a tree endemic to New Zealand
Rino ×     Japanese female first name
Roko ×     a title used by Fiji of chiefly rank
Romi   ×  
Romotu ×    
Rongo ×     Polynesian rain deity
Roo ×     a fictional character in the Winnie-the-Pooh stories
Rudo ×     a town and municipality in eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina near the border with Serbia
Ruku ×     Maori for dive, also the bowing down following the recitation of the Qur'an in the standing position while praying according to Islamic ritual
Rusha   ×   Hebrew derogatory word literally meaning a deliberate sinner, commonly used to describe a cruel person
Saeco ×     name of an Italian road bicycle racing team, sponsored by the company with the same name
Safari   ×   an overland journey, also the name of a liqueur
Saka   ×   an ancient Indian tradition of honorary self immolation, also the Old Persian name of the Scythians
Sake   ×   a Japanese alcoholic beverage brewed from ric, also a Japanese word for salmon
Sakou ×     a town in Burkina Faso
Saku ×     a masculine Finnish given name and a feminine Japanese given name, also the name of several locations in Japan and Estonia
Salak ×     a species of palm tree, also a village in Iran
Salote   ×   the given name of several queens in Tonga
Samar ×     Arabic for "dark night", usually a girl's name
Samoa   ×   a country in the South Pacific
Sanda   ×   a Chinese combat sport, also a village in Pakistan
Sanje   ×   a village in Cameroon
Sef ×     Icelandic for rush (Juncus)
Sekai   ×   Japanese for world
Seven ×     the number seven
Shada   ×   Bengali for white
Shiva   ×   beauty / a Hindu god, known as the Lord of the Dance
Shuka   ×   Maa for a piece of cloth worn over the shoulder
Siki   ×   possibly from Shiki, a city in Japan
Silko ×     Esperanto for silk, also the name of a 5th century king of Nobadia
Simbu ×     a province of Papua New Guinea
Sirah   ×   a village in Iran
Sitsi   ×   Navajo for daughter
Soda   ×   any various form of sodium carbonate 
Sogan ×     a semi-legendary son of a king of Ulster whose people settled in what became called the kingdom of Soghain, also Scottish Gaelic for joy, delight, mirth, hilarity
Solo ×     a job or performance done by one person alone
Spok ×     probably from Spock, the familiar Star Trek character
Suki   ×   Japanese for liking
Sulu ×     island in the Phillipine


  ×   the star at the center of our Solar System, also Korean female name meaning 'goodness'  
Sutai   ×   a mountain in Mongolia
Suzu ×     ball shaped Japanese bell
Swahili     × a Bantu ethnic group and culture found in East Africa
Tabu ×     a Polynesian cultural concept, from which the word taboo derives
Tadao ×     Japanese name meaning 'complacent, satisfied'
Tafu ×     possibly from Tafua, a seaside village in Samoa
Tagata   ×   Samoan for man, human being, also a rural district in Shizuoka, Japan
Tagate   ×   possibly from Tagetes, the scientific name for marigolds
Tai   ×   Fijian for coast, sea shore, also an ethnic group living in Asia and their language
Taia   ×   a tributary of the Jiul de Est River in Romania
Taio ×     a comune in the province of Trento, Italy
Taipa     the smaller of the two islands in the Chinese special administrative region of Macao
Taipei ×     capital of the Republic of China (Taiwan)
Taipi   ×   a province of Nuku Hiva, in the Marquesas Islands, an administrative subdivision of French Polynesia, also an Albanian surname, and Aymara for center, middle
Taka   ×   Japanese for hawk
Takai   ×   a town in Nigeria
Taku ×     an Alaska Native group, who are a kwaan or tribe of the Tlingit, also the Fijian name for the Hawksbill turtle
Tala   ×   the monetary unit of Samoa, also a bright star in reference to the ancient goddess of stars in Tagalog mythology, a rhythmic pattern in Indian classical music and the seventh month of the Afghan calendar
Tamanu ×     a tree widely distributed in the Pacific islands, that is a source of a resin and a bitter oil
Tamata   ×   usually small metal plaques with an embossed image symbolizing the subject of prayer for which the plaque is offered in the Eastern Orthodox Churches
Tamato   ×   a Maori word meaning "miscarriage"
Tamil ×     an ethnic group native to Pondichery, Tamil Nadu, India and the north-eastern region of Sri Lanka
Tanak ×     Serbo-Croatian for thin, delicate, flimsy, slender, slim, sheer
Tano ×     a group of Kwa languages spoken in the Tano River region
Tapa   ×   a traditional cloth from Polynesia
Tapiwa   ×   used to be a village on the Banaba Island in the Pacific
Tapo ×     a Peruvian district
Tappo     × Italian for cap, cork, stopper, plug, also Finnish for kill, manslaughter
Tapu ×     a concept of sacredness from which the word taboo is derived in the Polynesian culture
Tapuari ×     a Maori name, cf. singer Tapuarii Laughlin
Tara   ×   a tantric meditation deity in Tibetan Buddhism, actually the generic name for a set of similar bodhisattvas, in Indian Hinduism the star goddess Tara is a manifestation of the queen of time, Kali, also the mother goddess in the Druidic religion and a sea goddess in Polynesian mythology
Tarik ×     Arabic for knock
Tarita   ×    
Tariti   ×    a large sack filled at both ends and laid across a bullock'
Taro ×     several tropical plants used as root vegetables, community in the Solomon Islands, capital of Choiseul Province, also a Japanese name meaning 'big boy'
Taroa   ×   one of the Marshall Islands
Tasiri   ×   A Hausa word meaning "impact"
Tatau × Town in Malaysia
Tatauro ×     Maori for count, calculate
Tatoo ×     possibly from tattoo, a marking made by the insertion of indelible ink into the skin
Tau ×     the 19th letter of the Greek alphabet, also an evil spirit in Guaraní mythology and an island in the southern part of Tonga
Taunga   ×   an island in Vava'u in Tonga
Taupo ×     a town in New Zealand
Tautai   ×   A Romanian word meaning "taut"
Tawa   ×   a cooking implement used in South Asia, Western Asia and Central Asia, also a tree after which the New Zealand suburb is named and a solar deity in Pueblo mythology
Teata   ×   Chickasaw storyteller and actress, whose name means 'bearer of the dawn'
Teate   ×   an Estonian word meaning "message"
Tehina   ×   a paste made from ground, hulled sesame seeds used in North African, Greek, Turkish and Middle Eastern cuisine
Tekoi ×     Palauan for word
Tekura   ×   Maori for school
Temeharo ×     Maori for wonderful
Tenai   ×   A Lithuanian word meaning "yonder"
Tepeu ×     a word of the K'iche' Maya meaning "sovereign", "one who conquers" or "one who is victorious"
Tepoto ×     the name of two atolls in the Tuamotu Archipelago of French Polynesia
Teri   ×   a variant of Terry (Old German) and Theresa (Greek) meaning "late summer"
Tetai   ×   a place in Pakistan
Thabo ×     a male and female African name meaning "Happiness" or "Joy"
Thema   ×   a Byzantine military-civilian province, also a genus of concealer moth
Tiare   ×   Tahitian Gardenia
Tiki   ×   large wood and stone carvings of humanoid forms in Central Eastern Polynesian cultures of the Pacific Ocean, also the first man in Māori mythology, and a reptile commonly found clinging to walls in the Philippines
Tikina   ×   district in Fijian
Tilli   ×   Hindu castle found in the state of Bihar and West Bengal in India
Timo ×     a village in Estonia
Tin ×     a chemical element, also Navajo for ice
Tita   ×   could be from the Hawaiian word for "strong woman", or "defender, protector" in Latin
Titau   ×   a place in French Polynesia
Titaua   ×   name of a Tahitian princess
Titta   ×   a frazione of the commune of Cittá di Castello in Umbria, central Italy
Tobi ×     a unisex Nigerian name meaning "Our God/Jesus is great", also an  island in the Palauan state of Hatohobei
Tocai ×     an adopted name of Tokaji, a famous wine from Hungary, also an Italian name for a type of grapes
Tofu ×     a protein-rich food made from curdled soybean milk
Toga   ×   a garment worn in Roman times, also Samoan for south
Tohunu ×     Maori for spell
Tokou ×     a village in Fiji
Tolu ×     a small town and municipality in northern Colombia by the Caribbean Sea
Tomi ×     Hungarian nickname for Thomas
Tomil ×     a municipality on the island of Yap, in the Federated States of Micronesia
Tonga   ×   a Pacific Island nation, also the name of a very small island in the Tasman Bay, New Zealand
Top ×     a spinning toy, also clothing that is designed to be worn over the torso and can mean something's summit, crest
Topa   ×   Tahitian for fall, also a town in India
Topaz   ×   a mineral or gemstone, also a type of apple and species of hummingbird
Torak ×     a village in Serbia
Toto ×     a primitive Indo-Bhutanese tribe residing in West Bengal, India, also a chief in Māori migration traditions in New Zealand and a Jamaican dessert
Totolo ×     a place in Mozambique
Truk ×     one of the four states of the Federated States of Micronesia
Tufi   ×   a town in Papua New Guinea
Tufo ×     a town in Italy, also a traditional dance in Northern Mozambique
Tufu ×     "what is customary or proper" in the Teduray language of the Philippines
Tui ×     a bird endemic to New Zealand, also a title of nobility in Polynesia and some of Melanesia
Tuitui   ×   Tongan for candlenut
Tumu ×     a town in China and Ghana
Tuna   ×   a type of fish, also the god of eels in Polynesian mythology
Tunoo ×      
Tupai   ×   a low-lying atoll in Society Islands, French Polynesia
Turei ×     Maori for Tuesday
Turi ×     one of the Munda languages of India, also an historical Maori leader and a Pashtun tribe in Pakistan
Turuki ×     the name of a Rongowhakaata leader, military leader, prophet, religious founder
Tutu ×     an island in the Arno Atoll of the Marshall Islands, also a poisonous New Zealand plants of the genus Coriaria and an Egyiptan protective deity
Tutuni ×     a place in Bolivia
Uan ×     a Babylonian mythical figure who unknowingly refused the gift of immortality
Udu ×     Estonian for fog, also both an African plosive aerophone and an idiophone used by the Igbo people of Nigeria, it was played by women for ceremonial uses
Ula   ×   an ancient Tongan dance, also a Manchu tribe and the Samoan term for a garland or lei and Hawaiian for lobster
Ulla   ×   a traditional Korean percussion instrument
Ulu   ×   an Inuit cutting knife
Uma   ×   in Hinduism, an alternate name of the goddess Parvati, also Japanese for horse and a language in Indonesia
Umara   ×   an island in the Sea of Okhotsk in the Kuril Islands
Umi ×     Japanese for sea, also a village in Iran
Unagi     × Japanese word for freshwater eels
Upaupa   ×   a traditional dance from Tahiti
Upawa   ×   Swaihili for laddle
Upuro ×     possibly from Iupuro, a town in Mozambique
Urahia   ×   possibly from the Hebrew name Uriah (God's light)
Uru ×     a group of pre-Incan people who live in Peru and Bolivia, also an ancient trading vessel
Uto ×     another name of the ancient Egyptian goddess Wadjet
Usutu ×     a river in Swaziland and Mozambique
Vado ×     a town in New Mexico
Vahine   ×   Tahitian for woman
Vaihi   ×   a settlement in French Polynesia
Vanau ×     north in Fijian
Vanui ×     Finnish third-person singular indicative past form of vanua (to felt, mat)
Varo ×     possibly from Varo Diaz, a place in the Dominican Republic, also the name of Remedios Varo, a Spanish-Mexican, para-surrealist painter and anarchist
Varua   ×   A Maori word meaning "ghost"
Vava   ×   possibly from Vava'u, an island chain in Tonga
Vinapu ×     possibly from Ahu Vinapu, an archaeological site on Rapa Nui, Easter Island
Vivi   ×   Hungarian nickname for Vivienne, also a town in Congo
Vivo ×     a town in the far north of South Africa, also Italian for vivid, intense, brilliant
Vuaki   ×   a village in Fiji
Wabu ×     a settlement in South Korea
Waiata   ×   Maori word meaning 'to sing'
Waiki   ×   possibly from Waikiki, a beach in Hawaii
Waikiki   ×   a neighborhood and beach in Honolulu, Oʻahu, Hawaii
Waipi   × possibly from Waipi'o, a census-designated place in Hawaii
Waka   ×   a genre of Japanese poetry, also canoes of the Māori of New Zealand and a musical genre from Nigeria
Wan ×     possibly from Wan Chai, a district in Hong Kong
Wasabi ×     Japanese horseradish
Watoto ×     Swahili for children
Watu ×     a settlement in Burma
Waya   ×   a village in Burma
Weeko ×     "Beautiful girl" in Siouan
Wewe   ×   a settlement in Tanzania
Wiki   ×   Hawaiian for quick, fast, also Swahili for 'a week'
Yahto ×     Native American name meaning 'the color blue'
Yakani ×     a village in Fiji
Yanuca ×     a village in Fiji
Yap ×     an island in the Caroline Islands of the western Pacific Ocean
Yaro ×     a town in Burkina Faso
Yasa   ×   a bhikkhu during the time of Gautama Buddha
Yasawa   ×   the main island of the Yasawa Group, an archipelago in Fiji's Western Division
Yepa   ×   Native American female name meaning 'snow'
Yoki   ×   Japanese for life force
Yori ×     Japanese word meaning 'reliable'
Yucca   ×   genus in the plant family Asparagaceae
Zania   ×   possibly from the other name of Endotricha theonalis, a species of snout moths, also a place in Mexico and Arabic for 'corner'
Zea   ×   an island of the Cyclades archipelago, also a genus of large grasses
Zen     × a state of enlightenment in meditation
Zola   ×   a Central African female name which means 'productive', also a commune in Bologna, Italy
Zuna   ×   a settlement in the Netherlands


  • Villagers are named at the age of two.
  • The names are based off of different cultures.
  • Some of them are unisex as they have been given to both genders.
  • In Virtual Villagers 4 and 5 the sounds are based on name and not given by a female villager who had nursed the villager