pandas.Series.str.removeprefix

Series.str.removeprefix(prefix)[source]

Remove a prefix from an object series. If the prefix is not present, the original string will be returned.

Parameters
prefixstr

prefix to remove.

Returns
Series/Index: object

The Series or Index with given prefix removed.

See also

Series.str.removesuffix

Remove a suffix from an object series.

Examples

>>> s = pd.Series(["str_foo", "str_bar", "no_prefix"])
>>> s
0    str_foo
1    str_bar
2    no_prefix
dtype: object
>>> s.str.removeprefix("str_")
0    foo
1    bar
2    no_prefix
dtype: object
>>> s = pd.Series(["foo_str", "bar_str", "no_suffix"])
>>> s
0    foo_str
1    bar_str
2    no_suffix
dtype: object
>>> s.str.removesuffix("_str")
0    foo
1    bar
2    no_suffix
dtype: object