Cormier Family History

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Cormier Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived near a sorb or service tree, Old French cormier (from corme, the name of the fruit for which the tree was cultivated, apparently of Gaulish origin).

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Cordier, Corner, Carrier, Pommier, Portier, Dormer, Cordner, Colmer

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Cormier Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Cormier name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Cormier. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Cormier Family Origin

Where is the Cormier family from?

Cormier Family Occupations

What did your Cormier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Farmer and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cormier. A less common occupation for the Cormier family was Pecheur. The most common Cormier occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 26% of Cormier's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Farmer

  • Journalier

  • Pecheur


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Cormier ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Cormier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 108,000 census records available for the last name Cormier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cormiercensus records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Cormier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 9,000 military records available for the last name Cormier. For the veterans among your Cormier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cormier Life Expectancy

What is the average Cormier lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Cormier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Cormier in 1941 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cormier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cormier ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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