Šilić families are Croats and they are mostly from north Herzegovina. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in North Herzegovina (Konjic area) and in Middle Bosnia (Sarajevo area).
About 150 people with faimily name Šilić live in Croatia today, in 70 households. There were 60 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number more than doubled. They are located in the most of Croatian counties, in 26 cities and 14 other places, mostly in Zagreb (40), Split (20), Pula (15), Pazin (<10), and in Metkovic (<10).