Medved families are Croats and they are mostly from Slunj area. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Slunj area and in Zagreb. In places Šiljkovača and Kestenje in Slunj area every second inhabitant had the family name Medved.
About 2200 people with faimily name Medved live in Croatia today, in 880 households. There were 2100 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number remains constant. They are located in all Croatian counties, in 69 cities and 258 other places, mostly in Zagreb (275), Slatina (70), Karlovac (65), Varazdin (65), and in Cakovec (65).