Today's name: Stellan (male)
Potential nicknames: Stell, Stellar, Stan
Pronunciation: STEH-len, STEL-lahn
Origin: Swedish, meaning "still, peaceful."
Popularity: In 2010 there were 41 baby boys named Stellan in the U.S. In 2011 there were 37.
Fun fact: (1) Using the male baby name Stellan could be a fun way to honor a female relative named Stella. (2) Stellan Skarsgard is a popular actor from Sweden, (as seen in "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest" and "Good Will Hunting"), who now has a popular actor son named Alexander Skarsgard (of "True Blood" fame).