Frequency in Croatian population: 7.406 (20th Most Frequent)
Radić family name has the origin in the Croatian word “rad” which can either mean “work” or “to have love for”. Bearers of the Radić family name are predominantly of Croatian ethnicity coming from Trogir region, although there are some Croatian Serbs in the region near the city of Knin that also bear that surname.
Geography. The village of Podrljak near Trogir is the place where almost every resident bears the Radić family name. In the past fifty years, the number of persons bearing this surname has almost doubled.
(Source: Enciklopedija hrvatskih prezimena, Nacionalni rodoslovni centar, 2008)