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Obama meaning and name origin

Obama \o-ba-ma\ as a boy's name is of African origin, has the meaning "crooked, somewhat bent". Made famous by American President Barack Obama. Obama was originally his grandfather's given name.

Similar baby names are Obadiah, Obie, Obed and Obi.

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Popularity of Obama

Obama is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).

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Popularity of name Obama
Popularity of Obama