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How to sum a column or multiple columns based on header name in Excel?

As the below screenshot shown, if a header name is “Mar” in the data range, then return the total value of this column, how to get it done? The method in this article can do you a favor.

Sum a column or multiple columns based on header name with formula


Sum a column or multiple columns based on header name with formula

The formulas in this section will help you sum a column or multiple columns based on specific header name in Excel.

Sum a column based on header name

1. Select a blank cell to output the result, then, copy and paste the below formula into it and press the Enter key to get the result.

=SUM(INDEX(B2:I7,0,MATCH(B9,B1:I1,0)))

Sum two or more columns based on header name

If you want to return the sum of two or more related columns based on a specific header name, you can apply the below formula.

1. Select a blank cell, copy and paste the below formula into it and press the Enter key to get the result.

=SUMPRODUCT((B1:I1=B9)*B2:I7)

Note: In the above formulas, B2:I7 is the data range that you want to use; B9 contains the header name you will sum the column numbers based on; B1:I1 is the range of cells that contains the header name you are searching for. Please change them to meet your needs.


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