Penezić families are Croats and they are mostly from Zabok area. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Zagreb and in Zabok area. In Požarkovec in Zabok area every sixth inhabitant had the family name Penezić.
About 380 people with faimily name Penezić live in Croatia today, in 150 households. There were 390 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number remains constant. They are located in the most of Croatian counties, in 17 cities and 31 other places, mostly in Zagreb (160), Bregana Pisarovinska in Jastrebarsko area (15), Lucko (15), Kladnik in Pregrada area (15), and in Pozarkovec in Zabok area (15).