Šomođi families are usually Croats and they are mostly from Slatina , barely Hungarians. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Slatina and Osijek.
About 150 people with faimily name Šomođi live in Croatia today, in 70 households. There were 120 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number increased by 20 percent. They are located in 8 Croatian counties, in 12 cities and 13 other places, mostly in Slatina (45), Zagreb (40), Osijek (30), Petrijevci in Valpovo area (<10), and in Starin in Slatina area (<10).
In the sources analysed in the project Acta Croatica so far, the name is mentioned over ten times, the first time 1917 in source List of Dignitaries, Officials and Public Servants of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.