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"It's not an 'S'. It's my family's coat of arms. The House of El."
Kara Danvers on her Supergirl suit's crest[src]

The House of El, also known as the El family, is a family of Kryptonians, who are former residents of Krypton. The family is well known for their high moral values.

Known family members[]


  • Jor-El (Zor-El's brother, Kal-El's father, Kara's paternal uncle, Jonathan's paternal grandfather; deceased)
  • Zor-El (Jor-El's brother, Alura's husband, Kara's father and Kal-El's paternal uncle)
  • Kal-El's mother (Jor-El's wife and Kal-El's mother, Kara's paternal aunt by marriage and Jonathan’s paternal grandmother; deceased)
  • Alura Zor-El (Zor-El's wife, Kara's mother, and Kal-El's paternal aunt by marriage)
  • Kara Zor-El (Zor-El and Alura's daughter, Jor-El's niece and Kal-El's paternal cousin)
  • Red Daughter (Kara's Harun-El copy, Zor-El and Alura's daughter, Jor-El's niece and Kal-El's paternal cousin; merged back with Kara)
  • Kal-El (Jor-El's son, Zor-El's nephew and Kara's paternal cousin, Lois' husband, Jonathan's father)
  • Lois Lane (Kal-El's wife, Jonathan's mother)
  • Jonathan Kent (Kal-El and Lois' son)
  • Jonathan Kent's brother (Kal-El and Lois' son, Jonathan's brother)


  • Kal (Lois' husband, Jason's father)
  • Lois Lane (Kal's wife, Jason's mother)
  • Jason (Kal and Lois' son)



  • Clark Kent (Lois's husband and the father of unnamed girls)
  • Lois Lane (Clark's wife and the mother of unnamed girls)
  • Unnamed girls (Clark and Lois's daughters)


  • Kara (Oliver's wife; deceased)
  • Oliver (Kara's husband; deceased)



  • Jor-El (Lara's husband, Kal-El's father, Jonathan's paternal grandfather; deceased)
  • Lara Lor-Van (Jor-El's wife and Kal-El's mother and Jonathan and Jordan’s paternal grandmother; deceased)
  • Kal-El (Jor-El and Lara's son)
  • Lois Lane (Clark's wife and Jonathan and Jordan's mother)
  • Jonathan Kent (Clark and Lois's son, Jordan's brother, Jor-El and Lara's grandson)
  • Jordan Kent (Clark and Lois's son, Jonathan's brother, Jor-El and Lara's grandson)

Inverse World[]

  • Kal-El's mother (Kal's mother, Jonathan and Jordan's grandmother; deceased)
  • Kal-El (Lois's husband, Jonathan and Jordan's father; deceased)
  • Lois Lane (Kal's wife, Jonathan and Jordan's mother)
  • Jonathan-El (Kal and Lois's son, Jordan's brother)
  • Jordan-El (Kal and Lois's son, Jonathan's brother)



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House of El glyph

  • The House of El emblem stands for "El mayarah", which means "stronger together".[1]
  • The family crest is the letter "S" with a pentagon shield, which Kara and Clark always wear in their suits while fighting crime as their heroic alter-egos.
  • Lois Lane is the only known Earth-38/Earth-Prime human to be part of the House of El due to her marriage to Clark.
  • Although Mon-El's name ends in "El", he is not actually a member of the House of El's bloodline.


  • Oliver was the only known Earth-X human to be part of the House of El due to his marriage to Kara.