What does Obadiah mean?
(male) Obaodi, Obiah, ..
(female) Obada, Obadii, ..
How popular is Obadiah?
Obadiah is a rare first name for men. Obadiah is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Obadiah for boys. Obadiah entered the list in 2013 and reached its top rank of #1707 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Obadiah (#1707 a year ago) are Obed (#1738 a year ago) and Obie. Adoption of these forms of Obadiah reached its highest during the years 1900-1909 (adoption of 0.01%) and is almost as conventional today (adoption 0.01%, ▼26%), but with the version Obie falling out of fashion.
Obadiah is alike in pronunciation to Ubadah. Other recommended names are Abiah, Abidjah, Azariah▲, Isaiah▲, Izaiah▲, Jedadiah, Jediah, Obama, Zariah and Zebediah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Obadiah.See names in meaning and etymology.