Pulling the last name and first initial from a full name

mabelline

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I am trying to convert hundreds of names from a full name to the last name plus first initial.

IE: John D. Doe to doej

Here are some examples: Some have middle initials and some don't

George T. Jones = jonesg
John D. Doe = doej
Alan Johnson = johnsona
Roger Doe = doer
 

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=LOWER(TRIM(RIGHT(SUBSTITUTE(A1," ",REPT(" ",255)),255))&LEFT(A1))

Excel Workbook
AB
1George T. Jonesjonesg
2John D. Doedoej
3Alan Johnsonjohnsona
4Roger Doedoer
Sheet1
 

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