His name in Hebrew is: מדין Midyân (,mid-yawn’) Strongs #: 4080; brawling, contention(-ous).
His father Abraham was about 140 when he was born. It can be surmised that when
Midian got older, that he was sent away but with gifts but he was not part of Abraham's
Midian traveled east into the land of Cush and upon finding a large valley, a city
was built in which he dwelt with his five children. His children also built cities
as well and named the cities after their own names. (2)