Browse Submitted Surnames

This is a list of submitted surnames in which the meaning contains the keyword face.
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Akyüz Turkish
Means "white face" in Turkish, from ak meaning "white" and yüz meaning "face".
Buffet French
Occupational name for a maker of furniture, derived from Old French buffet meaning "table, cupboard". It could also be a nickname for an angry and violent man, from Old French buffet meaning "slap in the face"... [more]
Deshmukh Indian, Marathi
From the historical title देशमुख (deśmukh) meaning "district head", derived from Sanskrit देश (deśá) meaning "country, district" combined with मुख (múkha) meaning "face".
Ganzon Filipino
From Hokkien 顏 (gân) meaning "face, colour, hue" and 孫 (sun) meaning "grandchild".
Güleryüz Turkish
Means "smiling face" in Turkish.
Kamakawiwo'ole Hawaiian
From ka maka wiwo'ole, which means "the fearless eye, the bold face" in Hawaiian.... [more]
Munasinghe Sinhalese
Derived from Sinhala මුහුණ (muhuna) meaning "face, visage" combined with Sanskrit सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion".
Ouyang Chinese
From Chinese 歐 (ōu) referring to Mount Sheng in present-day Huzhou, China, combined with 陽 (yáng) meaning "southern face (of a mountain)". The name supposedly originated with a prince of the Yue state that settled in the area surrounding the mountain... [more]
Tahk Estonian
Tahk is an Estonian surname meaning both "face/facet" or "aspect" and "whetstone".
Turbin Russian
From the nickname Турба (Turba) which was probably derived from an old dialectal word meaning "face, snout, muzzle (of an animal)", used as a name for a person with an unpleasant or ugly appearance... [more]
Vidler English
Either (i) from a medieval nickname based on Anglo-Norman vis de leu, literally "wolf-face"; or (ii) "violinist, fiddle player" (cf. Fiedler).