In Croatia, Živec families are Croats (from Sisak area ). In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Zagreb and Sisak.
About 60 people with faimily name Živec live in Croatia today, in 20 households. There were 90 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number decreased by 30 percent. They are located and 10 other Croatian places, mostly in Sesvete (15), Zagreb (15), Sisak (<10), Garesnica (<5), and in Kriz in Ivanic-Grad area (<5).