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Meaning & History

Created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster in 1936 for a minor character comic book character. Originally spelled Jor-L, the name was reused (or the character was repurposed) for that of Superman's father in 1939. The spelling was changed to Jor-el and then Jor-El in the 1940s. His son Superman's birth name is Kal-El.

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Entry added April 25, 2021