Putar families are Croats and they are mostly from Krapina area. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Varazdin and Ivanec.
About 200 people with faimily name Putar live in Croatia today, in 90 households. There were 170 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number increased by 20 percent. They are located in 9 Croatian counties, in 17 cities and 20 other places, mostly in Ivanec (35), Zagreb (25), Mihovljan in Krapina area (25), Osijek (15), and in Kutina (10).