Duhoux 2011: nothing to do with the goddess Demeter; 'households', 'homesteads', cf. δάμαρ 'spouse', with etymology of δὀμος 'house'
Chadwick & Ventris 1973: "meaning approximately 'house-holds'" cf. possibly δάμαρ
Chadwick, John and Michael Ventris, 1973 Documents in Mycenaean Greek
Duhoux, Yves, 2011 A Companion to Linear B: Mycenaean Greek Texts and their World vol. II "Interpreting the Linear B Records: Some Guidelines"