In Croatia, Malizani families are Croats (from Bjelovar area ). In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Osijek area and in Osijek.
About 30 people with faimily name Malizani live in Croatia today, in 10 households. There were 30 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number remains constant. They are only located in threee Croatian cities and four other places, mostly in Ivanovac in Osijek area (10), Orovac in Bjelovar area (<10), Cabuna in Virovitica area (<5), Karlovac (<5), and in Virovitica (<5).
Family name Malizani is present in 9 countries worldwide.