Bukvić families are almost entirely Croats and they are mostly from Virovitica area , rarely Serbs and Bosniaks. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Zadar and Zagreb. In Ježovec in Lepoglava area every ninth inhabitant had the family name Bukvić.
About 1300 people with faimily name Bukvić live in Croatia today, in 580 households. There were 1300 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number remains constant. They are located in almost all Croatian counties, in 54 cities and 133 other places, mostly in Zagreb (185), Zadar (105), Rijeka (65), Dubrovnik (65), and in Koprivnica (65).
In the sources analysed in the project Acta Croatica so far, the name is mentioned over ten times, the first time 1917 in source List of Dignitaries, Officials and Public Servants of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.