Gladović families are predominantly Croats and they are mostly from Ivanec area , less frequently Serbs. According to some sources the family name originates from Varivode. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Ivanec area and in Varazdin. In Dubravec in Ivanec area every ninth inhabitant had the family name Gladović.
About 290 people with faimily name Gladović live in Croatia today, in 120 households. There were 250 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number increased by 10 percent. They are located in the most of Croatian counties, in 27 cities and 27 other places, mostly in Dubravec in Ivanec area (40), Zagreb (30), Split (20), Zadar (20), and in Vuksic (15).
Family name Gladović (including: Gladovich , Gladovic ) is present in 15 countries on three continents.