The name is derived from the Croatian word hrvat, meaning, “Croat”. The name is an ethnic first name and is used exclusively among Croatians. It is somewhat of a patriotic name.
As of 2009, Hrvoje was the 79th most popular male name in Croatia.
Other forms of the name include:
- Hrvoj (Croatian)
- Hrvratin (Croatian)
Feminine forms are Hrvoja and Hrvojka.