Not everybody can shower their kid with material wealth and promises of status – but they can give ’em a posh name and pretend it’ll make a difference.
Check out Tatler’s list of ridiculously posh – and just plain ridiculous – baby names for 2017; there are, admittedly, a few precious gems (plus resurrected classics) — see if you can spot them…
Here’s the girls’…
And the boys…
Npeter (the ‘N’ is silent)
As if to invoke some credibility for the mostly laughable high society monikers, Tatler insists some are actually centuries old, and not, in fact, entirely Made (up) In Chelsea.
But whoever is naming their offspring with these apparent options is clearly far removed from the real life of the majority (aka the common folk) – which is a good thing, because it’s very doubtful a Yak or Wigbert would have it easy in a schoolroom full of Axels or Max’s…