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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). Biblical: a lesser prophet from the Old Testament. Obed is also a variation of Oved (Hebrew).


Obed has 6 different forms via Obadiah, Oved: Obadias, Obadya, Obediah, Obie, Ovadiach and Ovadiah.


Obed is an uncommonly occurring first name for men. Obed is an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Obie is the only popular related form of Obed (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of this boy name was at its highest during 1890-1899 and has become much lower since, with the version Obie becoming less trendy. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Obed and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Obie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Ohed and Ovid. Like Obed, these names are not commonly used.