Names for the Eccentric Aristocrats

Edith Sitwell and her brothers Osbert and Sacheverell by Cecil Beaton
This is essentially a companion to the "For the Shabby Aristocrat Family", but less modern. I love these sort of names, the ones I can imagine on rich families from the 1900's to the 20's, that perhaps didn't fit in with their peers. The Aunt was probably wild and traveled the world, always bringing gifts for the children and never settling down. The father was obsessed with finding first edition classics and spent all his money on it, while the mother was a celebrated beauty who rubbed elbows with artists and intellects. The daughter had a fling with a jazz musician, and the son lived modestly renouncing his aristocratic roots. They all have weird little nicknames for each other, derived from their actual names or not, and most of their names could only be pulled off by someone as strangely cool as them.

Ladies:

Ursula
Eadie
Diantha
Hermione
Imelda
Romola
Lobelia
Prudentia
Lucasta
Andromeda
Bertille
Hypatia
Isadora
Perpetua
Novella
Forsythia
Wilhelmina
Sibylla
Amaryllis
Phyllida
Belphoebe
Juno
Tabitha
Bathsheba
Isabeau
Tanith
Esme
Artemisia
Melusine
Verbena
Sidonia
Lettice
Delphinia
Corisande
Pandora
Euphemia
Ingrid
Aurelia
Fenella
Leontine
Saskia
Honora
Celestia

Lords:

Ignatius
Dorian
Julian/Jolyon
Evelyn
Benedict
Ferdinand
Octave
Wentworth
Somerset
Paris
Belvedere
Titus
Roald
Larkin
Valentine
Dashiell
Lynton
Amyas
Sigmund
Peregrine
Reuven
Chevalier
Garnet
Rafferty
Crispin
Vyvyan
Bertram
Willoughby
Devereux
Jocelyn
Melbourne
Esmond

Real Life Inspiration:

Babe Paley (Barbara Cushing Mortimer Paley) - American Socialite
Rex Whistler (Reginald John Whistler) - British Artist and Bright Young Thing
Slim Keith (Lady Nancy Keith) - American Socialite
Venetia Stanley (Beatrice Venetia Stanley Montagu) - British Aristocrat and Socialite
Bouvier Beale - American Lawyer and Socialite - His mother was Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale
Electra Waggoner Biggs - American Socialite
Beverley Nichols (John Beverley Nichols) - British Author and Bright Young Thing
Stuyvesant Fish - American Socialite
Ginevra King - American Socialite - A part of the "Big Four" described as "the four most attractive and socially desirable young women in Chicago." She was also thought to have inspired Daisy Buchanan.
Loelia Ponsonby, Lady Lindsay - British Peeress and Bright Young Thing
Alta Rockefeller Prentice - American Socialite and Philanthropist
Fortune Fitzroy, Duchess of Grafton (Ann Fortune FitzRoy) - British Aristocrat
Bamie Roosevelt (Anna Roosevelt Cowles) - American Socialite
Sir Lancelot Carnegie - British Aristocrat
Artemis Cooper (The Hon. Alice Clare Antonia Opportune Beevor) - British Aristocrat and Author
Winnaretta Singer, Princesse Edmond de Polignac - American Socialite - She was the twentieth of twenty-four children.
Lord Rhidian Crichton-Stuart - Scottish Aristocrat
Happy Rockefeller (Margaretta Large Fitler Murphy Rockefeller) - American Socialite
Sir Hedworth Meux - British Aristocrat
The Mitford Sisters: Nancy Mitford, Pamela "Woman" Mitford, Diana Mitford, Unity Valkyrie "Bobo" Miftord, Jessica Lucy "Decca" Mitford, Deborah Vivien "Debo" Mitford.

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