February 14, 2007 09:20 AM

When Nicolas Cage and his wife Alice Kim found out they were expecting in early 2005, choosing a name for their baby boy to be was an issue for them. When he was born on October 3rd, many were left scratching their heads as Kal-El Coppola Cage was announced as the little one’s name. Nicolas explains how he and Alice came up with the name for their son, now 16 months,

My wife wanted a unique name and originally I thought of the name Kyleand then she said, ‘No, something more unusual but beautiful.’ ThenI remembered the old Superman comics and Kal-El was his original nameon Krypton. So I wanted a name that stood for something good, wasunique and American and that’s all three. I just thought it was abeautiful name and it had kind of a magical ring to it.

Source: Starpulse

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