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Spelling variations of this name include, Mitchell, Michel, Michell, Mitchill, Mychell, Mitcham and many more.

First found in Surrey, where the family was seated from very early times. The Mitchells were granted lands by Duke William of Normandy, their liege Lord, for their distinguished assistance at the battle of Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Some of the first settlers of this name or some of it's varients were Maudlin Mitchell, who sailed to Virginia in 1620, Matthew Mitchell, who arrived in Connecticut in 1630, and Edward Mitchell, who settled in Virginia in 1635.
Motto translated:
By God's favour
I conquer.