In a message dated 3/30/01 9:45:21 PM Central Standard Time,
If my great grandfather's name was Albert, and his father was
what patronymic name would Albert take? I assume it would be
Yes, this probably would be his name, but this practice started getting
phased out in the 1800s.
Follow this path:
Facts --> Names and Naming Practices
There is discussion of your question.
Judy (who has "lost" the last week of emails because AOL apparently threw
them out before I read them. I was out of town. If you are expecting an
answer from me, I may not have seen your note.)