What does Obed mean?
Obed \o-bed\ as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Obed is "servant of God; worshipper, follower". Obed is a variation of Obadiah (Hebrew). Obed is also a variation of Oved (Hebrew).
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. Census)
Obie is the only popular related form of Obed (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of these boy names was at its highest during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.407%) and has become much lower since, with Obie becoming less trendy. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Obed and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)