The following name variants have all been found on the IGI, VR and other records - please let me know if I have missed any.

MAOKS
MAUX
MAWKES
MOACHES

MOACK
MOAEX
MOAK
MOAKE
MOAKES
MOAKIS
MOAKS
MOAKSON
MOAX
MOAXE

MOCKES
MOK
MOKE
MOKES
MOKS
MOUK
MOUKE
MOUKES
MOUKKES
MOUKS
MOWKES
MOYAK
MOYKE


It is easy to see how some of the variations came in. Some would have arisen from a phonetic interpretation of the name, others from misreading a K as an X, while I have seen many others in the parish registers where Moakes was written with the 'a' rather open at the top, making it very easy to mistake as Moukes. Transcription errors are very common.

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