What does Obediah mean?
Obediah /obe-di-ah/ [4 sylls.] as a name for boys. Obediah's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Obediah means "servant of God". Obediah is an alternate spelling of Obadiah (Hebrew) with the prefix Obe-.
Obediah has 1 variant: Obadya.more]
How popular is Obediah?
Obediah is an uncommonly occurring given name for men. Obediah is an equivalently uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Obediah and affiliated names. The only popular related form of Obediah (not ranked) is Obie. Forms like Obadias are uncommon. Adoption of this boy name reached its highest during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.407%) and has become significantly lower since, with Obie becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)