I don't know if it was the "usual thing", but this naming was done for the
daughter of my granduncle when his wife died in childbirth in Galicia in
1890. I imagine you'll be hearing of many similar anecdotes.
Portage MI USA
HERZFELD, HIRSCHFELD, BUXBAUM, BUCHSBAUM, LINDENBAUM - Skwarzawa, Sielec
Bienkow, Galicia, Yaryczow Nowy - Galicia
MINOWICKI, MINOWITZKI - Vysoko Litovsk, Brest-Litovsk - Belarus