Chinese name of Lim Swee Say is 林瑞生. His name is a typical and common Chinese man's name.
A native Chinese name is a name in conformity with Chinese naming culture and tradition, and is not only for native Chinese all over the world, but also for people from countries those affected by Chinese culture or tradition in history.
A native Chinese name is consisted of a family name (surname) and a given name(first name); the later follows the former.
A good name is thought to be from Chinese phrases, idioms, classical or the wisdom of the ancients, to have an approval meaning, and not to have the same or similar sound to some undesirable or ominous words, and, with a higher standard, to be pronounced in rhythmic. So every native Chinese name has a literal or suggestive meaning.