Jurilj families are Croats and they are mostly from Herzegovina. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Herzegovina (Siroki Brijeg area) and in Doboj, Bosnia (Doboj area).
About 440 people with faimily name Jurilj live in Croatia today, in 180 households. There were 30 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number multiplied. They are located in the most of Croatian counties, in 31 cities and 51 other places, mostly in Zagreb (165), Osijek (25), Zupanja (20), Makarska (15), and in Slavonski Brod (15).
Family name Jurilj (including: Jurilli , Jurily ) is present in 12 countries on three continents.