In Croatia, Paravić families are generally Croats (from Bakar ), very rarely Italians (from Rijeka ). In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Rijeka and Bakar.
About 60 people with faimily name Paravić live in Croatia today, in 30 households. There were 60 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number remains constant. They are located in threee Croatian counties and 7 other places, mostly in Rijeka (35), Krasica (<10), Ivanic-Grad (<5), Zagreb (<5), and in Buzdohanj in Rijeka area (<5).
At least ten families with this surname emigrated from Croatia to: Chile (7), the United States (2), and to Germany (1). Family name Paravić (including: Paravic , Paravich ) is present in 7 countries on three continents.