Obie

First Name
4k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
663
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Obie

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Alt. Meaning

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

B is for brilliance, your vivacity for life.

I is for interest, you show in others.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

Notable Persons Named Obie

Obie Trice is a hip hop music rapping and songwriter. His most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Obie was born Obie Trice on November 14th, 1977 in Detroit.

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Obie Bermúdez is a latin pop and salsa music singer-songwriter. He has had major accomplishments since 1996. Obie was born on January 10th, 1977 in Aibonito, Puerto Rico.

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Obie Trotter is a basketball player for the Gießen 46ers, Étendard de Brest, Torpan Pojat, Szolnoki Olaj KK, BC Nizhny Novgorod, B.C. Zenit Saint Petersburg, K.A.O.D. B.C., and Koroivos B.C. in the Greek Basket League. He was most prominent from 2006 to present. Obie was born on February 9th, 1984 in Robertsdale, Alabama.

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O. B. McClinton was a country music singer-songwriter. He plays Guitar and Vocals. He was most prominent from 1972 to 1987. O. was given the name Obie Burnett McClinton on April 25th, 1940. He breathed his last breath on September 23rd, 1987.

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Obie was born on September 19th, 1911 in Cochran, Georgia. Obie is also known as Obie Dia Walker and Obadiah Walker. He passed away on May 4th, 1989.

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How popular is the baby name Obie in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 9 0 9
1881 6 0 6
1882 5 0 5
1883 6 0 6
1884 9 0 9
1885 7 0 7
1886 10 0 10
1887 7 0 7
1888 8 0 8
1889 7 0 7
1890 9 0 9
1891 8 0 8
1892 6 0 6
1893 9 0 9
1894 14 0 14
1895 16 0 16
1896 13 0 13
1897 13 0 13
1898 13 0 13
1899 17 0 17
1900 20 5 15
1901 11 0 11
1902 17 6 11
1903 17 0 17
1904 17 0 17
1905 30 9 21
1906 14 0 14
1907 31 7 24
1908 23 7 16
1909 24 8 16
1910 29 6 23
1911 34 8 26
1912 69 11 58
1913 47 5 42
1914 68 12 56
1915 77 8 69
1916 85 13 72
1917 90 10 80
1918 63 9 54
1919 87 11 76
1920 79 0 79
1921 79 10 69
1922 77 8 69
1923 86 9 77
1924 95 7 88
1925 69 9 60
1926 75 8 67
1927 61 9 52
1928 62 0 62
1929 66 9 57
1930 65 7 58
1931 76 5 71
1932 74 10 64
1933 51 0 51
1934 47 0 47
1935 67 5 62
1936 66 6 60
1937 54 0 54
1938 49 0 49
1939 43 0 43
1940 68 9 59
1941 50 6 44
1942 49 0 49
1943 65 0 65
1944 46 0 46
1945 58 8 50
1946 59 6 53
1947 51 0 51
1948 60 5 55
1949 50 0 50
1950 43 0 43
1951 52 0 52
1952 46 0 46
1953 38 0 38
1954 48 0 48
1955 39 0 39
1956 28 0 28
1957 47 0 47
1958 36 0 36
1959 31 0 31
1960 27 0 27
1961 27 0 27
1962 35 0 35
1963 29 0 29
1964 29 0 29
1965 24 0 24
1966 31 0 31
1967 25 0 25
1968 28 0 28
1969 26 0 26
1970 27 0 27
1971 33 0 33
1972 24 0 24
1973 27 0 27
1974 34 0 34
1975 12 0 12
1976 22 0 22
1977 27 0 27
1978 22 0 22
1979 16 0 16
1980 16 0 16
1981 18 0 18
1982 17 0 17
1983 16 0 16
1984 10 0 10
1985 14 0 14
1986 10 0 10
1987 11 0 11
1988 17 0 17
1989 13 0 13
1990 10 0 10
1991 10 0 10
1992 9 0 9
1993 7 0 7
1994 12 0 12
1997 8 0 8
1998 6 0 6
1999 5 0 5
2000 7 0 7
2001 6 0 6
2002 7 0 7
2003 6 0 6
2004 27 0 27
2005 22 0 22
2006 23 0 23
2007 22 0 22
2008 15 0 15
2009 6 0 6
2010 9 0 9
2011 13 0 13
2012 12 0 12
2013 5 0 5
2014 9 0 9
2015 15 0 15
2016 13 0 13
2017 11 0 11

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Popularity of Obie as a first name

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Popularity of Obie as a last name

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Common last names for Obie

  • Johnson
  • Smith
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Davis
  • Harris
  • Jackson
  • Moore
  • Scott
  • Wilson
  • Taylor
  • Miller
  • Bell

Common first names for Obie

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Obie U.S.
  White 36.95% 64.26%
  African American 52.64% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 3.77% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.52% 16.26%

Of Last Name Obie

People with the last name Obie are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Obie

  • How Popular is the name Obie? Obie is the 4,143rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Obie was the 34,223rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Obie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,312 babies born with the first name Obie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Obie to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Obie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Obie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Obie is Monday, March 18th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Obie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Obie was in 1924 with a total of 88 babies.
  • Random Obie Factoid: According to the 1936 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Obie is not a popular baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1936.
  • Weird things about the name Obie: Your name in reverse order is Eibo. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Boei. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Obie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 663 people with the last name Obie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Obie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Obie as their last name since less than 1 person in 455k 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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