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Getting name of months in date column in Pandas

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Series of datetime

To get the name of months in date column in Pandas:

dates = pd.Series(pd.to_datetime(["2019/11/25","2020/12/26"])) # returns a Series of type datetime64
dates.dt.month_name() # returns a Series
0 November
1 December
dtype: object

DatetimeIndex

To get the name of months from a DatetimeIndex:

date_index = pd.to_datetime(["2019/11/25","2020/12/26"]) # returns a DatetimeIndex
date_index.month_name() # returns an Index
Index(['November', 'December'], dtype='object')
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