Stanić families are mainly Croats and they are mostly from Bosnian Posavina. According to other sources they are from village Stanici u Omis area, rarely Serbs. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Bosanian Posavina (Derventa area) and in Zagreb. In Podgora in Tuzla Region (Bosnia) nearly every inhabitant had the family name Stanić.
About 4700 people with faimily name Stanić live in Croatia today, in 2000 households. There were 3000 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number increased by 60 percent. They are located in all Croatian counties, in 94 cities and 440 other places, mostly in Zagreb (830), Slavonski Brod (340), Split (255), Rijeka (155), and in Osijek (145).