The most extreme posh baby names in the history of ever

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These names are even posher than Posh Spice, Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn combined.  Here are our top picks for chic, classy and ultra-cute posh baby names for your little lady or gentleman.

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Some names are just designed to turn heads

We’ve done the hard work for you and rounded up the ultra-edgy, extra-charming, uber-graceful names of 2017. They are pretty much the epitome of elegance. These names all made Tatler’s annual Posh Baby Name list and are pretty much the epitome of over-the-top elegance. The high-end magazine believes that these 52 names, rich in history, mythology and culture, should return to the baby name charts.

What do you think of the selection? Would you be game to give any of these opulent names a go?

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Grand and gorgeous girls’ names

In addition to the classic baby names that ooze with elegance (think Charlotte, Elizabeth, Grace, Audrey and Victoria), Tatler’s choice of posh baby names for this year include some interesting finds.

Some are certainly sweet (I adore Jori, Idabelle and Zenia), while others are a little too unique even for the most extreme baby namers out there (Koala and Hum, for example). But, hey, to each their own. Here are the 26 girl’s name that made the infamous list:

  1. Alfreda
  2. Blanche
  3. Czar-Czar
  4. Debonaire
  5. Estonia
  6. Figgy
  7. Gethsemane
  8. Hum
  9. Idabelle
  10. Jori
  11. Koala
  12. Lark
  13. Monaveen
  14. Nancy
  15. Opal
  16. Power
  17. Queenie
  18. Rara
  19. Scar
  20. Tansy
  21. Una
  22. Vervain
  23. Wendy
  24. Xanthe
  25. Yellow
  26. Zenia

The extreme in ultra-edgy boys’ names

What about the boys? While a few classic contenders made the list (John, Kenneth and David, for example), you will also find some seriously interesting choices as well. Naming your baby Yak, Hickman and Wigbert is certainly going to start a conversation. Here are Tatler’s top boys’ names:

  1. Aubyn
  2. Barclay
  3. Cassar
  4. David
  5. Euripides
  6. Fenston
  7. Gustav
  8. Hickman
  9. Innsbruck
  10. John
  11. Kenneth
  12. Ludlow
  13. Mao
  14. Npeter (the ‘N’ is silent)
  15. Ormerod
  16. Prince (Check out why Prince is actually banned in Australia as a baby name)
  17. Quail
  18. Ra
  19. Stourton
  20. Titus
  21. Uxorious
  22. Victory
  23. Wigbert
  24. Xman
  25. Yak
  26. Zebedee

Our picks for posh baby names

As much as we enjoy Tatler’s choice of names, we couldn’t help but include a few of our own favourite posh names for 2017. They may not be as extreme, but they certainly are cute. Here are a few more for you to wrap your head around:


  • Avri
  • Skya
  • Jovi
  • Juniper
  • Nila
  • Rowe
  • Monroe
  • Wren
  • Yves
  • Xali


  • Auden
  • Aries
  • Cannon
  • Dante
  • Grae
  • Laurent
  • Valor
  • Wynn
  • York
  • Zion

Have a look at our ultra-edgy chart toppers right here for dozens more ideas. And check out our extensive baby name section for thousands of great name ideas.

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