SQL Rename Table

How to Rename Table in SQL Server with an example?. To demonstrate this, we use the below-shown Customer.

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SQL Rename Table Name Example

There is a stored procedure called SP_RENAME to rename the table name. In this SQL rename table example, we will change the Customer using this sp. The syntax to use this sp_rename on the existing ones is as shown below.

SP_RENAME '[Old Table Name]', '[New Table Name]'

We use the above sp_rename syntax to change the Customers to NewCustomers

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Using SQL Management Studio

If you can access Management Studio, double click on the SQL Server Table allows you to change the name. Let me change the name to the CustomersTable

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Approach 2

Within the Object Explorer, Go to the Database where it exists. Next, please Right click on it, and select the Rename from the context menu.

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We are changing the name to Customers and from the below image you can see the new.

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