In Croatia, Derviš families are almost entirely Croats (from Oroslavje area ), barely Serbs. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Zagreb and in Oroslavje area.
About 60 people with faimily name Derviš live in Croatia today, in 16 households. There were 10 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number multiplied. They are located and two other Croatian places, mostly in Zagreb (35), Donja Bistra in Oroslavje area (10), Kutina (10), Pozega (<5), and in Split (<5).