First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Obaid

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Alt. Meaning

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

B is for beauty, that comes from within.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

Notable Persons Named Obaid

Obaid Siddiqi is a scientist in the field of biology.


Obaid Al Tawila is a soccer player for the Al-Shaab CSC, Dubai CSC, Al-Ahli Dubai F.C., Baniyas Club, Al-Wasl F.C., and United Arab Emirates national football team. Obaid was born on January 1st, 1979 in United Arab Emirates.


Obaid was born on September 4th, 1972 in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.


Obaid Khalifa is a soccer player for the Al-Ahli Dubai F.C., Al-Sharjah SCC, Ajman Club, and United Arab Emirates national football team. Obaid was born on April 13th, 1985 in United Arab Emirates.


Obaid Al-Zahiri is a soccer player for the United Arab Emirates national football team. Obaid was born on August 1st, 1967 in United Arab Emirates.


Obaid was born on August 9th, 1981 in Abu Dhabi.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Obaid

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy is a filmmaking, journalist, and filmmaker. She has had major accomplishments since 2002. Sharmeen was given the name Sharmeen Obaid on November 12th, 1978 in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan.


Essa was born on September 27th, 1979 in Dubai.


Thoraya Obaid is an executive director.


Mohamed was born on August 1st, 1967.


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Popularity of Obaid as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Obaid U.S.
  White 71.76% 64.26%
  African American 3.09% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 11.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 12.65% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.03% 16.26%

Of Last Name Obaid

People with the last name Obaid are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Two or More Ethnicities

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Fun Facts about the name Obaid

  • How Popular is the name Obaid? Obaid is the 66,926th most popular name of all time. As a last name Obaid was the 33,530th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Obaid have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15 babies born with the first name Obaid in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Obaid? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1993 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Obaid first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Obaid is Friday, March 10th, 1944.
  • What year had the most people named Obaid born? The highest recorded use of the first name Obaid was in 1993 with a total of 5 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Obaid: Your name in reverse order is Diabo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Aidbo. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Obaid? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 680 people with the last name Obaid.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Obaid? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Obaid as their last name since less than 1 person in 435k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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