Extract name parts from a cell into different columns
The tool makes it easier to divide full names you have in one column into multiple columns with regard to table headers. It recognizes first, last, and middle names along with over 80 suffixes and postfixes. You can tick off the name parts you need and get them in separate columns in a click.Try it for 30 days for free
This add-on takes the name parts from a cell into different columns. It’s smart enough to separate first and last name in Google Sheets and recognize middle names, salutations, titles, name suffixes, and post-nominal letters. The results will be placed to different columns called after the name parts they contain.
Well, Google has a useful option — Split text to columns. However, it can split cells by delimiters only, one at a time. If some names are written like "Dumbledore, Albus Percival", you'll have to split them a few times: first by comma, then by space. Besides, Google won't tell a last name from a salutation. It will simply cut the units at the order of their appearance.
Our Split Names add-on knows how to deal with the mixed name parts. Your table can have suffixes or titles put before or after names with any combination of chars in-between. The tool will still recognize any common name units due to a thought-through algorithm of name recognition.
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Yes, you can split any part(s) from a full name in Google Sheets. Just tick off the necessary units and you’ll get the part you need in a new column next to the full name.
No worries, Split Names recognizes titles and over 80 suffixes and postfixes.