Flemish Surnames

Flemish names are used in Flanders (the northern half of Belgium where Dutch is spoken). See also about Dutch names.
Aerts Dutch, Flemish
From a diminutive of the given name Arnout.
Claes Flemish
From the given name Klaus.
De Cock Flemish
Flemish cognate of Cook.
De Smet Flemish
Flemish variant of Smit.
Devos Flemish
Flemish variant of Vos.
Dierickx Flemish
Means "son of Dirk".
Dirckx Flemish, Dutch
Means "son of Dirk".
Dirix Flemish, Dutch
Means "son of Dirk".
Dirkx Dutch, Flemish
Means "son of Dirk".
Goossens Flemish
From the Germanic given name Gozzo.
Hendrickx Flemish
Derived from the given name Hendrik.
Hermans Dutch, Flemish
Means "son of Herman".
Janssens Dutch, Flemish
Means "son of Jan 1".
Joossens Flemish
Means "son of Joos".
Maes Flemish
Flemish form of Maas.
Martens Dutch, Flemish
Means "son of Marten".
Merckx Dutch, Flemish
From the given name Mark.
Mertens Dutch, Low German, Flemish
From the given name Merten.
Merx Dutch, Flemish
From the given name Mark.
Michiels Dutch, Flemish
Means "son of Michiel".
Pauwels Dutch, Flemish
Means "son of Paul".
Peeters Dutch, Flemish
Dutch and Flemish variant of Peters.
Slootmaekers Dutch, Flemish
Occupational name for a locksmith, from Dutch slot "lock" and maker "maker".
Tillens Flemish
From the old Dutch name Tiel, a medieval diminutive of Dietrich.
Van Damme Flemish
Means "from Damme", the name of a town in Belgium, derived from Dutch dam meaning "dam". A famous bearer is the Belgian actor Jean-Claude Van Damme (1960-), who was born with the surname Van Varenberg.
Vandroogenbroeck Flemish
Means "from the dry marsh" in Dutch. The city of Brussels was built on dry marshes.
Van Rompaey Flemish, Dutch
Means "from the wide path", derived from Middle Dutch ruum "roomy, spacious" combined with pat "path".
Van Rompuy Flemish
Variant of Van Rompaey. A famous bearer is the Flemish politician Herman Van Rompuy (1947-), a Prime Minister of Belgium.
Vermeulen Flemish
Means "from the mill" in Dutch.
Vervloet Flemish
Means "from the stream" in Dutch.
Vroom Dutch, Flemish
From a nickname derived from Dutch vroom meaning "pious, devout".