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How to remove salutations from names cells in Excel?

Author: Xiaoyang Last Modified: 2017-12-05

If you have a list of names with the prefix salutations, such as Mr, Miss, Mrs, etc, and now, you want to remove the salutations from the names and only keep the names as following screenshot shown, how could you finish this job in Excel as quickly as you can?

Remove salutations from name cells with formula

Split salutations and names into separate columns with formulas


Remove salutations from name cells with formula

To remove the salutations from the names cells, please apply the following formula:

Enter this formula: =RIGHT(A2,LEN(A2)-FIND(" ",A2)) into a blank cell where you want to output the result, and then drag the fill handle down to the cells you want to fill this formula, and all salutations have been removed and only leave the names, sees screenshot:


Split salutations and names into separate columns with formulas

Sometimes, you need to split the salutations and names into two separated columns, the following formulas also can help you, please do as this:

1. Enter this formula: =LEFT(A2,FIND(" ",A2)-1) into a blank cell to put the result, then drag the fill handle down to the cells which you want to apply this formula, and all salutations in the cells have been extracted as following screenshot shown:

2. In another blank cell, please enter this formula: =MID(A2,FIND(" ",A2)+1,1024), and then drag the fill handle down to the cells that you want to extract the names, all names are extracted into another column as below screenshot shown:

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