Type Surname (from nickname)
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Contributor Contrib.SeaHorse15 on 10/9/2012
From a medieval nickname for a dandyish (showy) or vain man, from Middle English scheldrake, the male of a type of duck with brightly-coloured plumage (itself from the East Anglian dialect term scheld "variegated" combined with drake "male duck").