Žnidarec families are Croats and they are mostly from Pregrada. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Zagreb and Pregrada. In places Velika Gora and Mala Gora in Pregrada every ninth inhabitant had the family name Žnidarec.
About 290 people with faimily name Žnidarec live in Croatia today, in 110 households. There were 210 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number increased by 40 percent. They are located in the most of Croatian counties, in 15 cities and 26 other places, mostly in Zagreb (110), Mala Gora (25), Velika Gora (20), Ivanovac in Osijek area (15), and in Ravno Brezje in Pregrada area (<10).
Family name Žnidarec is present in five countries on three continents.