Obed

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Male Male Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish

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Origin and Meaning

Latin spelling of Ωβηδ (Obed), a Greek form of the Hebrew name עוֹבֵד ('Oved) meaning 'servant' [1]

Related Names

Obed
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Obed
Genitive: Obeds
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Obed
Genitive: Obedin
Partitive: Obedia
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Obed
Genitive: Obeds
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Obed
Genitive: Obeds

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Bible

  • In the Old Testament, Obed was the son of Boas and Rut, and he was the grandfather of David

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[2]
0 2 15 32
Norway Norway[3]
0 n.a. 8 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[4]
0 n.a. 5 n.a.
Finland Finland[5]
0 0 n.a. 13
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Obed.

Sources: [2] [4] [3] [5]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  3. 3.0 3.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  4. 4.0 4.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  5. 5.0 5.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi