are used in Flanders (the northern half of Belgium where Dutch is spoken). See also about Dutch names
VAN ROMPAEY Flemish, Dutch
Means "from the wide path"
, derived from Middle Dutch ruum
"wide, spacious" combined with pat
VAN ROMPUY Flemish
Variant of VAN ROMPAEY
. A well-known bearer of this surname is the Flemish politician Herman Van Rompuy (1947-), a Prime Minister of Belgium.
VROOM Dutch, Flemish
From a nickname derived from Dutch vroom
meaning "pious, devout"