The surname Cormier is of French origin and is derived from the word 'cor', meaning 'raven' in French. It is believed to have originated in the region of Normandy in France during the medieval times. The Cormier family has a rich history and has spread across different parts of the world over time.
There are
Cormiers in the USA
Cormier is the
most common last name in the USA

Historical figures and celebrities called Cormier


René Cormier is a Canadian politician who served as the Member of Parliament for Acadie—Bathurst from 2015 to 2019.


Georges Cormier was a French politician and member of the French Resistance during World War II.


Robert Cormier was an American author known for his young adult novels, including 'The Chocolate War' and 'I Am the Cheese.'


Henri Cormier was a French Canadian politician and Member of Parliament for Matane—Rimouski from 1953 to 1972.


François Cormier-Bouligeon is a French politician who has been serving as the Member of Parliament for Cher's 1st constituency since 2017.


Amanda Cormier is a Canadian actress known for her role as Annie Cormier in the TV series 'Un sur 2.'


Oswald Cormier was a Belgian cyclist who competed in the 1924 Summer Olympics.


Josée Cormier is a Canadian politician who served as the Member of the National Assembly of Quebec for Saint-Jean from 2007 to 2008.


Jacqueline Cormier was a French pianist and composer.


Julien Cormier is a Canadian rugby union player who has represented Canada internationally.

Cormier Genealogy

OriginsThe surname 'Cormier' is of French origin and is derived from the occupation of a woodworker, specifically someone who worked with 'cormier' wood, a type of wild service tree.
Geographic DistributionThe surname 'Cormier' is most commonly found in France, particularly in the regions of Brittany, Normandy, and Poitou-Charentes. It is also found in Canada, especially in the province of New Brunswick.
VariationsVariations of the surname 'Cormier' include 'Cormiers' and 'Cormieux'.
Migration and ImmigrationThe name 'Cormier' has been carried by French immigrants to countries such as Canada, particularly during the period of French colonization in the 17th and 18th centuries.