Došen families are usually Croats and they are mostly from Pag area. According to some sources they are from Dosen Dabra, rarely Serbs. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Gospic and Zagreb. In Došen Dabar in Pag area nearly every inhabitant had the family name Došen.
About 1400 people with faimily name Došen live in Croatia today, in 610 households. There were 1300 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number increased by 10 percent. They are located in all Croatian counties, in 66 cities and 128 other places, mostly in Zagreb (260), Rijeka (115), Gospic (65), Osijek (45), and in Bjelovar (35).