Baričević families are Croats and they are mostly from Benkovac area. According to some sources they are from Dalmatia (between reviers Krka and Cetina). In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Zagreb and Rijeka. In Gornje Utore in Drnis area every fourth inhabitant had the family name Baričević.
About 2300 people with faimily name Baričević live in Croatia today, in 960 households. There were 1800 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number increased by 30 percent. They are located in all Croatian counties, in 74 cities and 176 other places, mostly in Zagreb (335), Zadar (170), Rijeka (170), Nasice (75), and in Obrovac (65).