Gender: Feminine
Origin: Lithuanian
Meaning: “the gods above; the gods mentioned; referred to the gods.”

The name is composed of the old Lithuanian elements dei- (deivė) meaning “goddess” and mint-(minti, minėti) “above” or “to mention; to refer to.” In modern Lithuanian it is similar to the word deimantas which is the word for “diamond” or “adamant”. Its designated name-day is October 12. Other forms include the masculine Deimintas, and the feminine Deiminta.