Pintarić families are Croats and they are mostly from Ivanec area. According to some sources they originate from Hungary. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Zagreb and Cakovec. In Vukovoj in Ivanec area every fourth inhabitant had the family name Pintarić.
About 2500 people with faimily name Pintarić live in Croatia today, in 1100 households. There were 2500 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number remains constant. They are located in almost all Croatian counties, in 60 cities and 271 other places, mostly in Zagreb (410), Varazdin (140), Cakovec (125), Koprivnica (115), and in Nedelisce in Cakovec area (85).