How to filter in Excel by name

Excel offers a very interesting way to filter by name. We can cater to this problem statement by using the filter option. We can perform the below mentioned way to filter by name in excel:

We’ll learn about this methodology step by step.

To do this yourself, please follow the steps described below;

Step 1 – Excel workbook with a column with some names

– Open the desired Excel workbook which contains a column populated with some names, which can be filtered

Step 2 – Filter option

– Now under the “Data” ribbon in the menu bar click “Filter” as shown in the image above

Step 3 – Filters applied

– Now click on the drop down option in the column header and select the respective names and click “OK”

Step 4 – Names filtered

– We can see that the names have been filtered