Jurak families are Croats and they are mostly from Klanjec area. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Zagreb and Pregrada. In Mala Gora in Pregrada every tenth inhabitant had the family name Jurak.
About 750 people with faimily name Jurak live in Croatia today, in 320 households. There were 1000 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number decreased by 30 percent. They are located in the most of Croatian counties, in 23 cities and 79 other places, mostly in Zagreb (320), Pula (30), Donja Bistra in Oroslavje area (25), Sveti Ilija in Varazdin area (20), and in Varazdin (20).