Etymology of "Scandrett?"
As far as we know, the name in it's current form derives from the UK, predominantly in the West Midlands. It's been in the Isles long enough that there's a Scandrett Street in London. Family legend is that we're (surprise, surprise) Scotch-Irish. However, we suspect that the origin of the name may lie elsewhere, such as "Scand"inavia. But could it derive from Anglo-Saxon? Is there a philologist in the house?
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This is all I found:English (Hereford and Worcester): unexplained.

(Dictionary of American Family Names, Oxford University Press)Not very helpful, I know …And of course there is the Latin and Greek root "skand" meaning to jump up fast …
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