Jurišić families are almost entirely Croats and they are mostly from Herzegovina , rarely Serbs. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Split and Zagreb. In Zagorje in Herzegovina every third inhabitant had the family name Jurišić.
About 4000 people with faimily name Jurišić live in Croatia today, in 1700 households. There were 2500 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number increased by 60 percent. They are located in all Croatian counties, in 97 cities and 364 other places, mostly in Zagreb (780), Split (325), Rijeka (160), Slavonski Brod (115), and in Sibenik (80).