Change persons initials to full name

Shannon1234

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I have a large spreadsheet that contains our sales managers initials for all dealer accounts. We have about six sales managers so there are six different sets of initials. Is there a command I can do to change all of the initials to their full name (first, last)? Example change JS to John Smith.
 

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alansidman

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You could build a table with two columns with the initials in the first column and the name in the second

You could then do a Vlookup in a new column to find the name associated with the initials.
 

Shannon1234

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You could build a table with two columns with the initials in the first column and the name in the second

You could then do a Vlookup in a new column to find the name associated with the initials.
After I do that, could I completely delete the column with the initials without it messing anything up?
 

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