are used in Flanders (the northern half of Belgium where Dutch is spoken). See also about Dutch names
From the Germanic given name Gozzo
, derived from the element god
"good" or got
Means "from the dry marshes" in Dutch. The city of Brussels was built on dry marshes, so this name means "from Brussels".
VAN ROMPUY Dutch, Flemish
Variant of VAN RUMPADE
. A well-known bearer of this surname is the Flemish politician Herman Van Rompuy (1947-), a Prime Minister of Belgium.