In Croatia, Brabec families are generally Croats (from Orahovica ), very rarely Czechs (from Daruvar area ). In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Kutina and Orahovica.
About 40 people with faimily name Brabec live in Croatia today, in 17 households. There were 60 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number decreased by 40 percent. They are located in 7 Croatian counties, in 8 cities and four other places, mostly in Zbjegovaca (<10), Zagreb (<10), Virovitica (<5), Viskovo in Rijeka area (<5), and in Nova Josava (<5).