Kranjčević families are almost entirely Croats and they are mostly from Otocac , rarely Serbs. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Otocac and Zagreb.
About 520 people with faimily name Kranjčević live in Croatia today, in 250 households. There were 660 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number decreased by 20 percent. They are located in almost all Croatian counties, in 37 cities and 40 other places, mostly in Zagreb (85), Otocac (65), Kompolje (50), Bjelovar (30), and in Rijeka (25).