Meštrović families are Croats and they are mostly from Lepoglava area. According to some sources they are from Imotski area (Studenci). In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Zagreb and Split. In Orehovica in Lepoglava area every fifth inhabitant had the family name Meštrović.
About 1900 people with faimily name Meštrović live in Croatia today, in 760 households. There were 1400 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number increased by 40 percent. They are located in all Croatian counties, in 63 cities and 146 other places, mostly in Zagreb (475), Split (255), Zadar (90), Velika Gorica (80), and in Orehovica in Lepoglava area (65).