Novosel families are Croats and they are mostly from Lepoglava area. According to some sources they are from Siska. In the past century, relatively most of Croatian residents bearing this family name were born in Zagreb and Varazdin. In Lug Poznanovečki in Lepoglava area every fourth inhabitant had the family name Novosel.
About 3900 people with faimily name Novosel live in Croatia today, in 1600 households. There were 4500 of them in the middle of the past century, and their number decreased by 10 percent. They are located in all Croatian counties, in 71 cities and 374 other places, mostly in Zagreb (955), Karlovac (125), Trnovec in Varazdin area (95), Samobor (95), and in Poznanovec in Lepoglava area (85).