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Obed Meaning


What does Obed mean?

The name Obed is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Obed is "to serve".

Obed is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced O-bed.

The Given Name Obed

Obed is a great choice for parents looking for a more unique name.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

A fearless name that will be loved by parents.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Obed edom, and Obed Sullivan.

Obed Popularity

In the U.S. in 2015, it ranked 1,738 in baby name popularity for boys with 88 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,658 in baby name popularity for boys with 93 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Obed sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Obed Name Popularity Page.

Obed Related Names

The name Oved is a form of Obed.

Famous Obeds

  • Obed ~ Biblical Character (1 Chr. 11:47, 1 Chr. 26:7, 1 Chr. 2:34, 2 Chr. 23:1, Ruth 4:21)
  • Obed edom ~ Biblical Character (1 Chr. 15:18, 1 Chr. 16:38, 2 Chr. 25:24)
  • Obed Sullivan ~ Boxer

Obed Numerology

What will your new littleObed be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

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Obed Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Obed in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Obed.

Just for fun, see the name Obed in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Obed in Nautical Flags page.