Mesić families are Croats and they are mostly from Senj area (Brinje). In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Senj area and in Zagreb. In places Križ Kamenica and Stajnica in Senj area every seventh inhabitant had the family name Mesić.
About 1500 people with faimily name Mesić live in Croatia today, in 650 households. There were 1700 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number decreased by 10 percent. They are located in almost all Croatian counties, in 63 cities and 118 other places, mostly in Zagreb (275), Sisak (100), Brinje in Senj area (65), Vinkovci (50), and in Smoljanac in Otocac area (40).