Gašparec families are Croats and they are mostly from Vrbovca area. According to some sources they are from Strojic near Osilnica (Slovenia). In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Zagreb and in Vrbovec area.
About 180 people with faimily name Gašparec live in Croatia today, in 70 households. There were 250 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number decreased by 30 percent. They are located in 9 Croatian counties, in 12 cities and 26 other places, mostly in Zagreb (45), Sesvete (20), Kutina (10), Djurdjevac (<10), and in Nedelisce in Cakovec area (<10).