Is there an easy way to get name field imported into Marketo that is not separated into first and last name?

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Is there an easy way to get name field imported into Marketo that is not separated into first and last name?

I have a list to import into Marketo where the name field is not split into first and last name. Is there an easy way to get my name field separated into first and last name for import?  It won't populate the full name field as that is a marketo auto populated field.

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Re: Is there an easy way to get name field imported into Marketo that is not separated into first and last name?

Your best bet is to separate this data in your spreadsheet prior to importing into Marketo.  Here's one of many guides online: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Split-names-by-using-the-Convert-Text-to-Columns-Wizard-39f...

Re: Is there an easy way to get name field imported into Marketo that is not separated into first and last name?

but this only works if you everyone has only a First and Last name, with no spaces. Right now, I am working on a list with like 80 names (of 2K) that this does not work for and so will have to do it manually.

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Re: Is there an easy way to get name field imported into Marketo that is not separated into first and last name?

so what I am doing as a next step is concatenating all the last name value cells and putting them into 1 cell. then i will manually check and adjust any double first names, etc.

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Re: Is there an easy way to get name field imported into Marketo that is not separated into first and last name?

Agree with Dan's suggestion here. It should still work, even if there is only one name. Only the first column would be filled in, depending on the way your names are formatted.