a flat, usually rectangular piece of metal, wood, or plastic on which the name of a person, company, etc., is printed or engraved: She has a large office with her nameplate on the door.
masthead ( def 2 ).

1880–85; name + plate1 Unabridged
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nameplate (ˈneɪmˌpleɪt)
a small panel on or next to the door of a room or building, bearing the occupant's name and profession

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