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Gender: M Kalel's Popularity in 2014: #855

Kalel first entered the US Top 1000 in 2013. It's possible that some parents see it as a spelling variant of the classic Arabic name Khalil, meaning friend.

Or maybe some - Nicolas Cage, we're looking at you - were inspired by the birth name of Clark Kent, a.k.a. Superman, Kal-El. Cage was long associated with attempts to remake a big screen story about the Man of Steel. He and wife Alice Kim gave the name to their son in 2005.

According to an episode of Smallville, Kal-El means star child.

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Kal-El, birth name of Superman