Bićanić families are Croats and they are mostly from Otocac area. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Otocac and in Otocac area. In Smoljanac in Otocac area every fourth inhabitant had the family name Bićanić.
About 1000 people with faimily name Bićanić live in Croatia today, in 440 households. There were 930 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number increased by 10 percent. They are located in all Croatian counties, in 51 cities and 104 other places, mostly in Zagreb (165), Catrnja in Duga Resa area (75), Smoljanac in Otocac area (65), Rijeka (40), and in Otocac (35).