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What does Obediah mean?

Obediah Pronunciation of Obediah [obe-di-ah] as a name for boys is a Hebrew name, and the name Obediah means "servant of God". Obediah is an alternate spelling of Obadiah (Hebrew).

Associated with: servant.


Obediah has 1 variant: Obadya.

4 more alternative forms via Obadiah: Obadias, Obed, Ovadiach and Ovadiah.

Creative forms:
(male) Obedido, Obedo, ..

(female) Obeda, Obedii, ..

Middle name pairings:
Obediah Aahil (O.A.), ..

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. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular related forms of Obediah (not ranked) are Obadiah (#1707 in 2015) and Obed (#1738). Other forms, like Obadias, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Obediah is at its highest today. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Obediah is alike in pronunciation to Ubadah. Other recommended names are Abiah, Abidjah, Jedaiah, Jedediah, Jediah, Jeriah, Jesiah and Zebediah. Like Obediah, these names are not commonly used.

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