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What does Obie mean?

Obie Pronunciation of Obie [obie] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of the name Obie is "servant of God". Obie is an alternate form of Obadiah (Hebrew).

Associated with: servant.


2 different relations via Obadiah: Obed and Oved.

Creative forms:
(male) Ogie, Osie, ..

(female) Obiea, Obieor, ..

Middle name pairings:
Obie Xaiden (O.X.), ..

How popular is Obie?

Obie is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#33333 out of 150436, Top 22%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Obie reached its top rank of #591 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Obie name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Obie outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular varying forms of Obie ranked in the Top 2000 are Obadiah (#1707 in 2015) and Obed (#1738). These forms of Obie were favored as baby names in the 1900s (usage of 0.01%) and are almost as common today (usage 0.01%, down 26%), but with the version Obie becoming somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names

Obie is alike in pronunciation to Abba, Abbey, Abbie, Abby, Abey, Abia, Abiah, Abie, Abo, Ebbie, Ebby and Obi. Other suggested similar names are Acie, Albie, Ambie, Arie, Cobie, Elie, Erie, Gabie, Hobie, Hubie, Ikie, Ilie, Kobie, Odie, Odile, Odin, Odis, Ofir, Ogier, Ole, Olin, Olle, Ollie, Oriel, Orin, Osier, Osip, Ossie, Otis, Ovid, Owin, Ozzie, Skie and Tobie. These names tend to be more commonly used than Obie.

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