Naming patterns

English/Scotish Naming Patterns

The first son is named after the mother's father.
The second son is named after the father's father.
The third son is named after the father.
The first daughter is named after the father's mother.
The second daughter is named after the mother's mother.
The third daughter is named after the mother.

German Naming Patterns

"The first son was named after the father's father.
The second son after the mother's father.
The third son after the father.
The fourth son after the father's eldest brother.
The first daughter after the mother's mother.
The second daughter after the father's mother.
The third daughter after the mother.
The fourth daughter after the mother's eldest sister.

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