Confession: I love James Bond. Not the character, exactly – more the universe. Back in undergrad, I dissed the superspy to a (male) classmate, who insisted I’d never really seen the movies. He was right.
One Bond marathon later, I was hooked.
So when I researched the Baby Name of the Day post for Vesper, I was impressed that Ian Fleming based Vesper Lynd on real-life spy Krystyna Skarbek. I’ve been collecting names of female spies ever since, and you can see my collection in a guest post at Nameberry today.
The list could be longer, but for simplicity’s sake, it’s limited to the women of World War II – and I’m sure I’ve missed more than a few.
Thanks to Linda and Pam, as always. Please stop by and check it out!