The Poshest Baby Names for 2017

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.

Baby with Bowtie

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’…

Alfreda
Blanche
Czar-Czar
Debonaire
Estonia
Figgy
Gethsemane
Hum
Idabelle
Jori
Koala
Lark
Monaveen
Nancy
Opal
Power
Queenie
Rara
Scar
Tansy
Una
Vervain
Wendy
Xanthe
Yellow
Zenia

And the boys…

Aubyn
Barclay
Cassar
David
Euripides
Fenston
Gustav
Hickman
Innsbruck
John
Kenneth
Ludlow
Mao
Npeter (the ‘N’ is silent)
Ormerod
Prince
Quail
Ra
Stourton
Titus
Uxorious
Victory
Wigbert
Xman
Yak
Zebedee

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…

Via tatler.com