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What does Obed mean?

Obed /obed/ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Obed is "servant of God; worshipper, follower". Obed is an alternate spelling of Obadiah (Hebrew) with the suffix -ed. Obed is also a variation of Oved (Hebrew).


Obed has 3 different relations via Obadiah, Oved: Obadya, Obediah and Obie.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Ored, Osed, ..

(female) Obedda, Obeddea, ..

How popular is Obed?

Obed is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#124109 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the baby name history of Obed for boys. Obed reached its top rank of #1167 in the U.S. in 2005, and is presently at #1648. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Obed name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Obed outside U.S.

Obie and Obadiah are the popular related forms of Obed (#1648 in recent rankings) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Obadya, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Obed was widespread among parents a century ago and has become much lower since.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Obed, Obadiah, Obie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Obed and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Recommended names are Aed, Aled, Amed, Ced, Fred, Ged, Jed, Joed, Meed, Ned, Obert, Obi, Ohad, Ohed (see Ohad), Ole, Oleg, Olen, Omer, Orel, Oren, Osei, Osred, Ovid, Owen, Reed, Syed, Ted, Umed and Zed. These names tend to be more commonly used than Obed.