Putarek families are Croats and they are mostly from Ivanec. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Varazdin and Ivanec.
About 150 people with faimily name Putarek live in Croatia today, in 60 households. There were 140 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number increased by 10 percent. They are only located in in 6 Croatian cities and 10 other places, mostly in Ivanec (50), Varazdin (35), Zagreb (20), Vuglovec (15), and in Kaniza (10).
Family name Putarek is present in three countries on two continents. The family name "Putarek " is used by few people in the United States.