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Scottish naming patterns

As advised by Gavin Main Waddell, author of A History of the Waddells of Scotland, 2013. See also www.scotlandspeople.gov.uk/content/help/index.aspx?561 etc.

Eldest son after paternal grandfather
Second son after maternal grandfather
Third son after father

Eldest daughter after maternal grandmother
Second daughter after paternal grandmother
Third daughter after mother