Hrlić families are Croats and they are mostly from Cazma area. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Zagreb and in Cazma area. In Bukovje Bistransko in Oroslavje area every sixth inhabitant had the family name Hrlić.
About 200 people with faimily name Hrlić live in Croatia today, in 80 households. There were 260 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number decreased by 20 percent. They are located in 10 Croatian counties, in 15 cities and 32 other places, mostly in Zagreb (40), in Donja Bistra (20) and Gornja Bistra (15) in Oroslavje area, Donja Susnjara in Cazma area (15), and in Jastrebarsko (10).