Jukić families are Croats and they are mostly from Imotski area. According to some sources they are from Bosnia, Istria and Bitelici near Sinj. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Split and Sinj. In Posušje in Herzegovina every fourth inhabitant had the family name Jukić.
About 6600 people with faimily name Jukić live in Croatia today, in 2700 households. There were 2900 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number more than doubled. They are located in all Croatian counties, in 97 cities and 409 other places, mostly in Zagreb (1055), Split (805), Osijek (220), Sinj (200), and in Slavonski Brod (180).