The Scouting Association says it is going to ban nicknames because they can be used in bullying.
Shortened names like Freddy if someone is called Frederick are ok, but insulting names to do with what people look like are not allowed.
We want to know what you think. Do you have a nickname?
If so is it something you like and share with your friends or is it a bit mean?
Do you think nicknames should be banned or are they fun and useful?