Friday, August 26, 2011

Stellan

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).

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