Cordier Family History

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Cordier Name Meaning

French and English: occupational name for a maker of cord or string, from an agent derivative of Old French corde ‘string’.

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

Similar surnames: Corder, Cordner, Cordes, Corner, Cormier, Carder, Carrier, Verdier

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Cordier Family Origin

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Cordier Family Occupations

What did your Cordier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Cordier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 23% of Cordier's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Works Rubber Factory were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Cordier. A less common occupation for the Cordier family was Artist-Taking Pictures.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Works Rubber Factory

  • Artist-Taking Pictures


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

Cordier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Cordier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cordier census 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Cordier. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Cordier. For the veterans among your Cordier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Cordier Life Expectancy

What is the average Cordier lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Cordier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Cordier in 1950 was 39, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Cordier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Cordier 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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