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).
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)
Obie is the only popular related form of Obed (not in Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000. Other forms, like Obadya, are uncommon. Adoption of this form of Obed was widespread among parents a century ago (usage of 0.41%) and has become lower since. Below is a graphed comparison of the statistics of Obed and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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Recommended similar baby names are Aed, Aled, Amed, Ced, Fred▼, Ged, Jed▼, Joed, Meed, Ned▼, Obert, Obi, Ohad, Ohed, 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.