One easy answer lies in the patrilineal history of LEGO itself.
Back in 1983, Reform Judaism recognized the Jewish identity of children of “patrilineal descent.”
Sadly, his proposal was spurned and the “patrilineal” experiment failed.
In the northern portion descent is matrilineal, but patrilineal in the south.
It would make no difference whether descent were patrilineal or matrilineal.
patrilineal descent may have been directly evolved without the intermediate stage of reckoning through females.
We also know approximately the limits of the matrilineal and patrilineal systems.
The former are patrilineal and the latter are grouped into matrilineal exogamic totemic clans.
The area covered by the dichotomous organisations is divided almost equally between matrilineal and patrilineal tribes.
They were organised in many exogamous clans; descent was patrilineal although it was matrilineal in most Algonquian tribes.
patrilineal pat·ri·lin·e·al (pāt'rə-lĭn'ē-əl)
Relating to, based on, or tracing ancestral descent through the paternal line.