Boy name origins & meanings
- Hindi : Cupid
Family name origins & meanings
- Indian (Kashmir) : Hindu (Brahman) name, probably from an ancestral personal name Madan (from Sanskrit madana ‘god of love, or infatuation’).
- Indian (Panjab) : Hindu (Arora) and Sikh name based on the name of an Arora clan, probably from Persian maidān ‘field’. The name from the Panjab is pronounced mədān.
- English : habitational name from Mathon in Herefordshire, or Mattins Farm, Radwinter, in Essex, or Martinfield Green, Saffron Walden, in Essex. The first of these is named with Old English māthm ‘treasure’, ‘gift’.