Vrkljan families are Croats and they are mostly from Obrovac area. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Slavonski Brod and Zagreb.
About 450 people with faimily name Vrkljan live in Croatia today, in 210 households. There were 440 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number remains constant. They are located in the most of Croatian counties, in 26 cities and 40 other places, mostly in Zagreb (155), Slavonski Brod (50), Gospic (40), Podvinje (30), and in Sisak (25).