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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Stellan

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Unknown; first recorded in 1597 for a German immigrant to Sweden.

  1. A male given name.

Notable Persons Named Stellan

Stellan Skarsgård is an actor. His ongoing career started in 1968. Stellan was given the name Stellan John Skarsgård on June 13th, 1951 in Gothenburg.


Stellan Bengtsson is a table tennis player. Stellan was born on July 26th, 1952 in Falkenberg.


Stellan was born on October 13th, 1964.


He holds the title Grandmaster and Grandmaster (chess). Stellan was born Stellan Brynell on September 28th, 1962 in Sweden.


Stellan Nilsson was a soccer player for the Malmö FF, Genoa C.F.C., Angers SCO, Olympique de Marseille, and Sweden national football team. Stellan was born on May 22nd, 1922 in Lund. He left this life on May 27th, 2003.


Stellan was born in 1944.


How popular is the baby name Stellan in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1998 8 0 8
1999 5 0 5
2003 9 0 9
2004 14 0 14
2005 20 0 20
2006 15 0 15
2007 20 0 20
2008 26 0 26
2009 25 0 25
2010 41 0 41
2011 37 0 37
2012 57 0 57
2013 63 0 63
2014 65 0 65
2015 92 0 92
2016 78 0 78
2017 79 0 79
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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Popularity of Stellan as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Stellan

  • How Popular is the name Stellan? Stellan is the 13,788th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Stellan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 654 babies born with the first name Stellan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Stellan to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Stellan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1998 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Stellan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Stellan is Wednesday, May 16th, 1888.
  • What year had the most people named Stellan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Stellan was in 2015 with a total of 92 babies.
  • Random Stellan Factoid: According to the 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Stellan is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 12 babies in California have the same name as you in 2011.
  • Weird things about the name Stellan: Your name in reverse order is Nallets. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Stanlle. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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