Škrlin families are Croats and they are mostly from Oroslavje area. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Zagreb and in Oroslavje area.
About 270 people with faimily name Škrlin live in Croatia today, in 110 households. There were 250 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number increased by 10 percent. They are located in the most of Croatian counties, in 11 cities and 23 other places, mostly in Zagreb (65), in Gornja Bistra (50), Donja Bistra (45) and Oborovo Bistransko (15) in Oroslavje area, and in Bjelovar (10).
In the sources analysed in the project Acta Croatica so far, the name is mentioned over five times, the first time 1917 in source List of Dignitaries, Officials and Public Servants of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.