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First listed in the Militia Roster of 1419, Dimech has multiple potential sources.

The most likely origin being from the Italian name Domenico, or its French variant Domench, and the related surname De Domenico. All from the Latin name Dominicus, meaning "of the Lord".

It could also derive from the Italian surname Dimecca, meaning “of Mecca” and refers to someone from that holy city. It should also be noted that dimeg means “mind” in Arabic.

An image linked to a dedicated page about the Maltese surname Dimech.
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