Inverting last name/first name to fuirst name/las name

kimsa

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Feb 26, 2016
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Have:

Jones, Mary / Jones, Sam (or could be three names) Jones, Mary / Jones, Sam / Jones, Tom

Need:

Mary Jones; Sam Jones (or all three names if case may be)
 

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JoeMo

MrExcel MVP
Joined
May 26, 2009
Messages
17,388
Office Version
  1. 365
  2. 2010
Platform
  1. Windows
Here's a UDF you can try. Copy B1 down.
Excel Workbook
AB
1Jones, Mary / Jones, Sam / Jones, TomMary Jones; Sam Jones; Tom Jones
2Jones, Mary / Jones, SamMary Jones; Sam Jones
3Jones, AlAl Jones
Sheet1



Code:
Function Kimsa(S As String) As String
Dim Nam As Variant, i As Long
Nam = Split(S, "/")
For i = LBound(Nam) To UBound(Nam)
    Kimsa = Kimsa & "; " & Mid(Nam(i), InStr(Nam(i), ",") + 2) & " " & Left(Nam(i), InStr(Nam(i), ",") - 1)
Next i
Kimsa = WorksheetFunction.Trim(Mid(Kimsa, 3))
End Function
 

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