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How can I split a String at "," if it exists?

lastname, firstname

Doe, john

or it could be just name of a business

Bank of American
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declare @names varchar(100)
set @names ='My,Name'


if charindex(',', @names) <> 0
  Select substring(@names,1, charindex(',', @names) -1),
    substring(@names, charindex(',', @names) +1,100)
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What if a string does not contain ","?   Bank of American

Command(s) completed successfully.  it does not return anything.
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I got it. Thank you
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