The House of El, also known as the El family, is a family of Kryptonians, who are former residents of Krypton.

Known family members


  • Jor-El (Zor-El's brother, Lara's husband, Kal-El's father and Kara's paternal uncle; deceased)
  • Zor-El (Jor-El's brother, Alura's husband, Kara's father and Kal-El's paternal uncle; deceased)
  • Lara Van-El (Jor-El's wife and Kal-El's mother, Kara's aunt by marriage and Jonathan's paternal grandmother; deceased)
  • Alura Zor-El (Zor-El's wife and Kara's mother and Kal-El's paternal aunt)
  • Kara Zor-El (Zor-El and Alura's daughter, Jor-El's niece and Kal-El's paternal cousin)
  • Red Daughter (Kara's genetic clone, Zor-El and Alura's daughter, Jor-El's niece and Kal-El's paternal cousin; merged back with Kara)
  • Kal-El (Jor-El and Lara'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's son)



    • Earth-38/Earth-Prime
      • 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. The "S" in Kryptonese stands for hope.
      • Lois Lane is the only known Earth-38 human to be part of the House of El due to her marriage to Clark as well as being the mother to their child, Jon.
      • Though Mon-El's name ends in "El", he is not a member of the House of El.
    • Earth-X
      • Oliver was the only known Earth-X human to be part of the House of El due to his marriage to Overgirl.


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