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To think some of these names are bloody ludicrous?

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MycatsaPirate Wed 04-Jan-17 20:35:11

Tatler have done 'all the hard work' and picked out the best names for 2017.

I give you:

Scar, Czar-Czar and Power for girls


NPeter (the N is silent), Wigbert and Yak for boys.

Among others.

Is Ptolemy out of date now then?


Bonus points for the first person to hear 'Wigbert! Put that down and come here now' when out shopping.

drinkswineoutofamug Wed 04-Jan-17 20:39:23

I thought you were referencing to some on the names on here at first 😂
Who in the right mind would called their kid power ?
Or then again have the surname west and called their kid north ?

throwingpebbles Wed 04-Jan-17 20:40:14

I'm convinced this is some kind of weird practical vote by Tatler.

throwingpebbles Wed 04-Jan-17 20:40:26

*joke! Not vote

airforsharon Wed 04-Jan-17 20:40:56

I'm snorting cheerfully at Yak, sounds like someone being sick. I'm curious as to how they're defining 'posh' though - I had a great aunt Queenie and she was as common as muck grin

StillaChocoholic Wed 04-Jan-17 20:41:05

Haha I'm gonna suggest Wigbert to DH!

The80sweregreat Wed 04-Jan-17 20:41:33

Yak? Really. More like yuk!

MycatsaPirate Wed 04-Jan-17 20:43:54

Hum is on the girls list. If you have boy/girl twins then Hum and Yak would go lovely together!!

NoSherryForMe Wed 04-Jan-17 20:45:22

Of course it's a joke!

SarfEast1cated Wed 04-Jan-17 20:45:32

I love Gethsemane though Get-sem-a-knee I think - bible story...

Whatslovegottodo Wed 04-Jan-17 20:46:36

Love how John and David are included! They fit so well with Quail nd Xman...confused
Also can you imagine looking down at your newborn DD and calling her Scar hmm

SarfEast1cated Wed 04-Jan-17 20:47:44

Uxorious a bit weird though - means 'having or showing a great or excessive fondness for one's wife.' grin

whifflesqueak Wed 04-Jan-17 20:48:47

my baby girl has one of the less absurd names on the list.

I don't think it's particularly posh either.

Soubriquet Wed 04-Jan-17 20:50:32

I love Opal.

I would actually use that

Whatslovegottodo Wed 04-Jan-17 20:51:28

whiffles yes I agree some nice normal names like Nancy and Una in amongst some made up sounding horrors.
I'm usually live and let live with names but if someone called their daughter Scar I would think they have lost the plot.
Maybe I have watched too much Lion King...

justdontevenfuckingstart Wed 04-Jan-17 20:51:46

If I still had the equipment needed to make a baby then Yak would be top of my list. I may spell it Ychaxcjk tho.

TabbyTurmoil Wed 04-Jan-17 20:52:08

My name is on the girls' list hmm

MycatsaPirate Wed 04-Jan-17 20:53:38

I love Nancy, Opal and Tansy. All pretty names.

Not entirely sure about Scar, Koala or Deonnaire.

Especially Scar.

Wasn't Scar male in the Lion King?

SalemSaberhagen Wed 04-Jan-17 20:53:48

Wigbert is my new favourite name. Ever.

TheWitTank Wed 04-Jan-17 20:54:16

grin The silent N on NPeter made me laugh so much!grin
Totally wanky.

MrsMeeseeks Wed 04-Jan-17 20:54:48


Euripides trousers? Eumenides trousers.

MycatsaPirate Wed 04-Jan-17 20:55:04

Tabby I did say that SOME of these names are ludicrous. Some are very lovely.

soundsystem Wed 04-Jan-17 20:55:35

Wigbert is amazing! Next time I get a chance to name something that isn't a human baby I'm going with Wigbert.

MycatsaPirate Wed 04-Jan-17 20:57:08

I agree that Wigbert is the best name on those lists grin

There will be a whole host of posh Wigberts and a whole host of cats and dogs called Wigbert amongst the rest of us.

WetNovemberDay Wed 04-Jan-17 20:57:17

I am going to makeit one of my lifes ambition to meet a NPeter.😂

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