from whisker, with ending in imitation of Spanish words;
Name of a character (Don Ferolo Whiskerandos) in Sheridan's play ‘The Critic’ (1779)(Whiskerandos is usually taken as sign of plural, with 'whiskerando' being the more common form.)
1807 - The Sporting Magazine;
see Example below
From: The Sporting Magazine,
Or, Monthly Calendar of the Transactions of The Turf, The Chase,and every other Diversion Interesting to the Man of Pleasure, Enterprize & Spirit.
For October, 1806
Feast of Wit, Eccentricities, Etc.