Brkljačić families are Croats and they are mostly from Gospic. According to some sources they are from Konjsko near Klis. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Gospic and Zagreb. In Trnovac in Gospic every fourth inhabitant had the family name Brkljačić.
About 780 people with faimily name Brkljačić live in Croatia today, in 360 households. There were 880 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number decreased by 10 percent. They are located in almost all Croatian counties, in 42 cities and 54 other places, mostly in Zagreb (240), Gospic (115), Split (55), Solin (50), and in Rijeka (30).