from early times.
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Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Alexander McDaniel, who came to Virginia in 1774; Ann McDaniel, who came to America in 1739; Patrick McDaniel, who settled in Nova Scotia in 1750; Randall McDaniel, who settled in New Hampshire
The motto was originally a war cry or slogan. Mottoes first began to be shown with arms in the 14th and 15th centuries, but were not in general use until the 17th century. Thus the oldest coats of arms generally do not include a motto. Mottoes seldom form part of the grant of arms: Under most heraldic authorities, a motto is an optional component of the coat of arms, and can be added to or changed at will; many families have chosen not to display a motto.
Motto: His Vinces
Motto Translation: With these you will conquer.