Surname Marković in modern Croatia
Marković families are frequently Croats and they are mostly from Bosnian Krajina. According to some sources they are from Ivanec near Varazdin or middle Bosnia and sjeverne Herzegovina, rarely Serbs. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Zagreb and in Tuzla Region, Bosnia (Tuzla area). In Viševice in Bosnian Krajina every third inhabitant had the family name Marković.
About 9400 people with faimily name Marković live in Croatia today, in 4000 households. There were 6900 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number increased by 40 percent.
They are located in all Croatian counties, in 116 cities and 831 other places, mostly in Zagreb (1920), Rijeka (280), Split (275), Osijek (275), and in Pula (200).
At least 203 families with this surname emigrated from Croatia to: Germany (77), Austria (33), the United States (28), Switzerland (19), Australia (14), France (10), Canada (10), the Netherlands (3), Norway (3), South Africa (2), Sweden (2), Argentina (1), and to Uruguay (1).
Family name Marković (including: Markovich , Markovic , Markowicz , Markovicz , Markowitsch , Markowich , Markovicth , Markowiec , Marckovich and Markovitsch ) is present in 93 countries worldwide. The family name "Markovic " is used by some 2000 people in the United States , about 2000 in Germany , and some 700 people in Austria. "Markovich " is used by some 4000 people in the United States , about 3000 in Russian Federation , and some 3000 people in Ukraine. "Markovicz " is used by some 100 people in Brazil and small number in the United States.
Characteristic first names