Bukovac families are mainly Croats and they are mostly from Otocac , rarely Serbs. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Otocac and Zagreb. In Kuterevo in Otocac every seventh inhabitant had the family name Bukovac.
About 900 people with faimily name Bukovac live in Croatia today, in 390 households. There were 910 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number remains constant. They are located in almost all Croatian counties, in 63 cities and 88 other places, mostly in Zagreb (165), Kuterevo (85), Otocac (45), Bubnjarci in Ozalj area (40), and in Vid (35).