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Obadiah Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Obadiah?

Ranking 1,668th in popularity in the United States for boys in 2018, the name Obadiah is uncommon.

Obadiah, would be a stand out, distinctive name selection.

Its highest popularity ranking of #1551 was reached in 2016 with 107 occurrences.

The least number of children given the name Obadiah was less than 5, most recently in 1968.

Obadiah, decisively moved upwards in popularity around the years 1971-1974, 1985-1989, 1997-2000, and 2004-2016.

Obadiah's popularity is at a very high point when measured against its most notable year.

How popular will Obadiah be?

For a number of years, the name Obadiah has been soaring upward in popularity. , continuing the trend, the number of children named Obadiah lately has risen.

The name Obadiah is quite distinctive but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Obadiah (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 95 1,668
2017 95 1,673
2016 107 1,551
2015 92 1,700
2014 72 1,992
2013 69 2,003
2012 69 2,025
2011 54 2,363
2010 56 2,311
2009 53 2,437
2008 33 3,400
2007 37 3,117
2006 41 2,812
2005 36 2,942
2004 26 3,604
2003 30 3,171
2002 29 3,158
2001 26 3,384
2000 35 2,661
1999 20 3,794
1998 25 3,161
1997 14 4,614
1996 23 3,178
1995 21 3,273
1994 17 3,856
1993 15 4,172
1992 19 3,420
1991 18 3,421
1990 14 4,123
1989 24 2,667
1988 14 3,648
1987 15 3,296
1986 15 3,232
1985 10 4,254
1984 11 3,860
1983 16 2,877
1982 19 2,574
1981 21 2,388
1980 21 2,425
1979 24 2,140
1978 21 2,257
1977 12 3,328
1976 12 3,207
1975 16 2,610
1974 22 2,031
1973 12 2,974
1972 14 2,626
1971 9 3,578
1970 10 3,215
1969 5 4,834
1968 < 5 --
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1966 5 4,353
1965 < 5 --
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1960 7 3,560
1959 < 5 --
1958 5 4,344
1957 5 4,381
1956 < 5 --
1955 6 3,779
1954 5 4,199
1953 8 3,071
1952 < 5 --
1951 < 5 --
1950 6 3,586
1949 9 2,746
1948 5 4,039
1947 < 5 --
1946 < 5 --
1945 5 3,643
1944 < 5 --
1943 5 3,907
1942 < 5 --
1941 5 3,864
1940 < 5 --
1939 6 3,381
1938 6 3,422
1937 < 5 --
1936 5 3,920
1935 6 3,539
1934 5 4,057
1933 5 4,007
1932 7 3,280
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1929 7 3,458
1928 5 4,568
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1925 9 3,074
1924 9 3,187
1923 8 3,380
1922 7 3,772
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1920 8 3,410
1919 6 4,046
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1914 5 3,611
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United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.