How would I count cells that contain multiple items

topswim

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I would like to know how I could perform the following.

Ex. Cell A1-A3 contains: Tom, Dad, Pam
1,2,3
Paul, Dad, dog

how would I count just the cells that contain the name Dad for example.
 

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topswim

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Thanks for the prompt response. Dave
 

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