Sabljak families are Croats and they are mostly from Ogulin area. According to some sources they are from Cazinske krajine and from Cetinskog kraja. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Slunj and Ogulin. In Sabljaki Modruški in Ogulin area every second inhabitant had the family name Sabljak.
About 1400 people with faimily name Sabljak live in Croatia today, in 600 households. There were 1200 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number increased by 20 percent. They are located in almost all Croatian counties, in 58 cities and 127 other places, mostly in Zagreb (230), Rijeka (55), Ogulin (55), Lovas in Ilok area (45), and in Vukovar (40).