Here at Mikveh Isreal of Philadelphia, a "Spanish & Portuguese" congregation,
despite a majority of Ashkenazic members, the use of "Jr." and "III"
is not uncommon among the older families.
Louis Kessler 223882
Meron Lavie asked: "What is the likelihood that a Jew (born and living
for his first 8 years of life in a shtetl) would call his son born in
NYC by the same name?"